FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue: Jordan (Amman, Madaba, Karak)

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FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue: Jordan (Amman, Madaba, Karak)

Saturday, April 13 — Thursday, April 18
Amman, Madaba, Karak, Jordan

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Film Forward is an international touring program designed to enhance greater cultural understanding, collaboration and dialogue around the globe by engaging audiences through the exhibition of films, workshops and conversations with filmmakers. FILM FORWARD is an initiative of the Sundance Institute and the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Filmmakers Attending:

  • Laura Nix (director, THE LIGHT IN HER EYES)
  • Ligiah Villalobos (screenwriter and executive producer, UNDER THE SAME MOON (LA MISMA LUNA)

Will screen the following films:

  • BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, Narrative (Dir. Benh Zeitlin)
  • BONES BRIGADE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Documentary (Stacy Peralta)
  • CHASING ICE, Documentary (Dir. Jeff Orlowski)
  • THE LIGHT IN HER EYES, Documentary (Dir. Julia Meltzer & Laura Nix)
  • THE LOVING STORY, Documentary (Dir. Nancy Buirski)
  • TOWN OF RUNNERS, Documentary (Dir. Jerry Rothwell)
  • UNDER THE SAME MOON, Narrative (La Misma Luna) (Dir. Patricia Riggen)
  • VALLEY OF SAINTS, Narrative (Dir. Musa Syeed)