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A Sight Full of Contrasts: Director Srdan Golubovic Screens <em>Circles</em> in Indonesia

Posted Oct 13, 2014, by Srdan Golubovic, director, Circles

A Sight Full of Contrasts: Director Srdan Golubovic Screens Circles in Indonesia

Meeting different people from different parts of the world and talking about art and its universality, experiencing cinema’s…

A Special Kind of Light: Screening <em>20 Feet From Stardom</em> Outside Jakarta

Posted Oct 9, 2014, by Doug Blush, Editor, 20 Feet From Stardom

A Special Kind of Light: Screening 20 Feet From Stardom Outside Jakarta

The shift from Jakarta to Yogyakarta (or just “Jogja” in local speak) is a bit like trading a city like Los Angeles for a…

Finding the Indonesian Voice in Jakarta: Editor Doug Blush Shares <em>20 Feet From Stardom</em>

Posted Oct 8, 2014, by Doug Blush, Editor, 20 Feet From Stardom

Finding the Indonesian Voice in Jakarta: Editor Doug Blush Shares 20 Feet From Stardom

Sometimes the best things you learn are the things you learn all over again.

After twenty-odd hours of air travel, enhanced by…

Guest Blog: Peace is Made Two People at a Time

Posted Oct 6, 2014, by Ibrahim Jarjoura, Audience Member

Guest Blog: Peace is Made Two People at a Time

Ibrahim Jarjoura is a Palestinian American living in Ann Arbor, MI. He and his family attended the Film Forward: Michigan

Dancing in Dearborn: Director Hilla Medalia Shares <em>Dancing in Jaffa</em> with Audiences in Michigan

Posted Oct 6, 2014, by Hilla Medalia, Director, Dancing in Jaffa

Dancing in Dearborn: Director Hilla Medalia Shares Dancing in Jaffa with Audiences in Michigan

I was very excited to go on the trip to Michigan as I feel that Dancing in Jaffa is very timely now with the recent tension and…

Guest Blog: Detroit looks in the mirror and sees Film Forward

Posted Oct 3, 2014, by Shawntai Brown, Guest Blogger

Guest Blog: Detroit looks in the mirror and sees Film Forward

Shawntai Genell Brown is a freelance blogger, playwright, storyteller and poet living in Detroit, Michigan. She is sharing her…

Guest Blog: Knowing is Half the Battle

Posted Oct 2, 2014, by Ted Curran, Guest Blogger

Guest Blog: Knowing is Half the Battle

Ted Curran is a student at EMU in Ypsilanti, Michigan and a participant of 826michigan. He is studying history in the hopes of…

Guest Blog: Students Respond to <em>Valentine Road</em>

Posted Oct 2, 2014, by Gail Wolkoff, Executive Director, Dedicated to Make a Change

Guest Blog: Students Respond to Valentine Road

The youth organization Dedicated to Make a Change was invited to come to a screening of Valentine Road.  Gail Wolkoff,…

Director Marta Cunningham Shares <em>Valentine Road</em> in Detroit and Beyond

Posted Oct 1, 2014, by Marta Cunningham, Director, Valentine Road

Director Marta Cunningham Shares Valentine Road in Detroit and Beyond

Let's start at the beginning. The myths about Detroit are wrong. The city and the people are strong, clear and proud. Ready to…

Guest Blog: <em>Dancing in Jaffa</em> deepens perspectives in Dearborn

Posted Sep 29, 2014, by Shawntai Brown, Guest Blogger

Guest Blog: Dancing in Jaffa deepens perspectives in Dearborn

Shawntai Genell Brown is a freelance blogger, playwright, storyteller and poet living in Detroit, Michigan. She is sharing her…

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