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A New Perspective: Julia Meltzer in Tacoma, WA with <em>The Light In Her Eyes</em>

Posted Sep 12, 2013, by Julia Meltzer, Director, The Light In Her Eyes

A New Perspective: Julia Meltzer in Tacoma, WA with The Light In Her Eyes

September 4, 2013
I’m on the plane to Seattle and feeling ready for four days of screenings with the FILM FORWARD program.…

VIDEO: <em>The Light In Her Eyes</em> Director Julia Meltzer in Washington

Posted Sep 11, 2013, by Royale Ziegler, Social Media Manager

VIDEO: The Light In Her Eyes Director Julia Meltzer in Washington

Shot right before the uprising in Syria erupted, The Light in Her Eyes offers an extraordinary portrait of a leader who…

Reflections of Past and Present: Puerto Rico Film Society's Guillermo Vazquez

Posted Jul 2, 2013, by Guillermo Vazquez, Program Collaborator

Reflections of Past and Present: Puerto Rico Film Society's Guillermo Vazquez

Puerto Rico has fallen in love with Film Forward. On its first visit to Puerto Rico, in 2011, the program reached a wide…

Weave: Director Musa Syeed of <em>Valley of Saints</em> in Puerto Rico

Posted Jun 20, 2013, by Musa Syeed, Director, Valley of Saints

Weave: Director Musa Syeed of Valley of Saints in Puerto Rico

On my first morning in Puerto Rico, kites filled the air over El Morro, one of the old Spanish fortresses on the coast. I…

VIDEO: <em>Valley of Saints</em> Director Musa Syeed in Puerto Rico

Posted Jun 20, 2013, by Royale Ziegler, Social Media Manager

VIDEO: Valley of Saints Director Musa Syeed in Puerto Rico

Valley of Saints writer/director Musa Syeed joins FILM FORWARD for its third year bringing films, panels, and cultural dialogue…

Artist Discussions: Producer Josh Penn on <em>Beasts of the Southern Wild</em> in Conversation

Posted Jun 19, 2013, by Josh Penn, Producer, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Artist Discussions: Producer Josh Penn on Beasts of the Southern Wild in Conversation

I spent this past week traveling around Puerto Rico showing Beasts of the Southern Wild to a variety of audiences in San Juan…

VIDEO: <em>Beasts of the Southern Wild</em> Producer Josh Penn in Puerto Rico

Posted Jun 18, 2013, by Royale Ziegler, Social Media Manager

VIDEO: Beasts of the Southern Wild Producer Josh Penn in Puerto Rico

Beasts of the Southern Wild Producer Josh Penn travels with FILM FORWARD to Puerto Rico for its third year of the program…

Dialogue Between Past and Present: Director Musa Syeed on <em>Valley of Saints</em> in Puerto Rico

Posted Jun 18, 2013, by Musa Syeed, Director, Valley of Saints

Dialogue Between Past and Present: Director Musa Syeed on Valley of Saints in Puerto Rico

In 1521, the conquistador Ponce de León built his colonial residence in San Juan, naming it Casa Blanca. Today, almost 500…

A Question for Puerto Rico: Producer Josh Penn on Discussing <em>Beasts of the Southern Wild</em>

Posted Jun 17, 2013, by Josh Penn, Producer, Beasts of the Southern Wild

A Question for Puerto Rico: Producer Josh Penn on Discussing Beasts of the Southern Wild

In showing Beasts of the Southern Wild across San Juan this week, a really interesting conversation emerged.  The conversation…

Cultural Borders: Director Patrica Riggen on Sharing with Audiences in China and Taiwan

Posted Jun 7, 2013, by Patricia Riggen, Director, Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna)

Cultural Borders: Director Patrica Riggen on Sharing with Audiences in China and Taiwan

A world without borders.

Ryan Roberts, the Cultural Affairs Officer at the American Institute in Taiwan explains to me early on…

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