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Kristen Stewart Goes Gitmo in the Taut Drama Camp X-Ray

Posted Oct 15, 2014, by Jeremy Kinser

Kristen Stewart Stars as a Gitmo Soidier in the Taut Drama Camp X-Ray

First-time filmmaker Peter Sattler got the inspiration for Camp X-Ray, a gritty drama about soldiers watching over suspected…

A Sight Full of Contrasts: Director Srdan Golubovic Screens Circles 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 20 Feet From Stardom 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…

Kickstart Spa Night, Not Your Typical Coming-Out Film

Posted Oct 8, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Kickstart Spa Night, Not Your Typical Coming-Out Film

It takes some serious pluck to share your story with the world. When that story straddles disparate cultural lines – like life…

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

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 Dancing in Jaffa 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 Valentine Road

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,…

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