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Filmmaking As Therapy: 4 Questions with Native Lab Fellow Carmen Tsabetsaye

Posted May 29, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Filmmaking As Therapy: 4 Questions with Native Lab Fellow Carmen Tsabetsaye

Last week the Sundance Institute Native American and Indigenous Program kicked of its annual Fellowship with an intensive…

The Rocket Shares Laos’ Legacy of War with Bosnia & Herzegovina

Posted May 16, 2014, by Kim Mordaunt, director, The Rocket

The Rocket Shares Laos' Legacy of War with Audiences in Bosnia & Herzegovina

The first screening in a new country is always so full of the unknown for me. Ours was at the American Corner in Zenica…

An Arts Festival in Egypt Draws Creativity From Conflict

Posted Apr 8, 2014, by Christopher Hibma, Producing Director, Theatre Program

An Arts Festival in Egypt Draws Creativity From Conflict

Tonight (Monday) is my last night in Cairo. I've been here for almost one week attending the Downtown Cairo Arts Festival. This…

Haunted by the Past

Posted Feb 28, 2014, by Nisha Pahuja, director, The World Before Her

Haunted by the Past

Hovering above Jackson on what feels like a submarine with wings. Didn’t sleep a wink on my last night here. Instead, I drifted…

Creating Safe Spaces in Jackson, Mississippi

Posted Feb 26, 2014, by Marta Cunningham, director, Valentine Road

Creating Safe Spaces in Jackson, Mississippi

When I was first told that I would be making the trip down South with Film Forward to screen Valentine Road, I felt a range of…

Meet the Sundance-Supported Oscar Noms: The Square

Posted Feb 26, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Meet the Sundance-Supported Oscar Noms: The Square

“It was a war in the Square. It was not a revolution,” says one of the young revolutionary subjects in Jehane Noujaim’s…

Clashing Cultures Find Hidden Parallels at a Mississippi Screening of The World Before Her

Posted Feb 25, 2014, by Nisha Pahuja, director, The World Before Her

Clashing Cultures Find Hidden Parallels at a Mississippi Screening of The World Before Her

I’m about half way through my first trip with Film Forward in Jackson, Mississippi. I have always wanted to come here. The…

Your Guide to 2014 Festival Panels and Conversations

Posted Jan 15, 2014, by John Nein, Senior Programmer

Your Guide to 2014 Festival Panels and Conversations

Part of the Sundance Film Festival’s vitality is the culture of conversation we cultivate around the films in the program, with…

18 Days In Egypt: Collective Storytelling Counters Collective Amnesia

Posted Aug 26, 2013, by Kamal Sinclair, Senior Manager, New Frontier

18 Days In Egypt: Collective Storytelling Counters Collective Amnesia

I recently Skyped with the creative team of the New Frontier Story Lab’s alumni project 18 Days In Egypt as part of our…

Jordan and Mexico: Under the Same Moon

Posted Apr 18, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Faraway Lands, but Under the Same Moon

The disparities that demarcate life in Mexico and the landlocked Arab country of Jordan are, ostensibly, vast and boundless.…

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