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Jerry Rothwell Brings Town of Runners to Imperial Valley

Posted Feb 27, 2013, by Jerry Rothwell, director, Town of Runners

Jerry Rothwell Shares Town of Runners With Imperial Valley Students

Jerry Rothwell is a British documentary filmmaker. He joins Film Forward in Imperial Valley to screen and discuss his latest…

Meet the Sundance-Supported Oscar Nominees: 5 Broken Cameras

Posted Feb 11, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Meet the Sundance-Supported Oscar Nominees: 5 Broken Cameras

In 2005, Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat purchased a video camera to capture the birth of his youngest son, Gibreel. That…

Ira Sachs On Letting His Guard Down and Making Keep the Lights On

Posted Dec 19, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Ira Sachs On Letting His Guard Down and Making Keep the Lights On

Keep the Lights On is returning to New York theatres this Friday, December 21, at Cinema Village. Below is an interview with…

Kickstart Son of Babylon

Posted Dec 17, 2012, by Isabelle Stead, Producer, Son of Babylon

Kickstart Son of Babylon

Isabelle Stead is the producer of “Son of Babylon,” a film that was developed at the Sundance Institute Labs and screened at…

Reflections on Renovation and Hope in Puerto Rico

Posted Oct 11, 2012, by Alfredo Nieves Moreno, Associate Dean of Communications at Universidad Metropolitana

Reflections on Renovation and Hope in Puerto Rico

On Friday, October 21 I had the honor to share some thoughts about narration for documentary and feature films with filmmakers…

Native Artists and Audiences Convene in Oklahoma

Posted Oct 3, 2012, by Bethany Clarke

Native Artists and Audiences Convene in Oklahoma

The Chickasaw Cultural Center is located in Sulphur, Oklahoma, one and a half hours from Oklahoma City and two and a half hours…

Two Wings of One Bird: FILM FORWARD Finds Intersections Between Puerto Rico and Cuba

Posted Sep 21, 2012, by Alysa Nahmias, co-director, Unfinished Spaces

Two Wings of One Bird: FILM FORWARD Finds Intersections Between Puerto Rico and Cuba

Alysa Nahmias is the co-director of 'Unfinished Spaces,' a documentary about the visionary design of Cuba's National Art…

Short Order: Coal: A Love Story captures a panoramic perspective on an environmental cause celebre

Posted Sep 14, 2012, by Mike Plante, Short Film Programmer

Short Order: Coal: A Love Story captures a panoramic perspective on an environmental cause celebre

Too often, the political landscape blurs into wide angle and you can’t see the individuals involved anymore. Films can bring…

Artistic Endeavor Can Change the Face of Africa

Posted Aug 13, 2012, by John Price, Former U.S. Ambassador

Artistic Endeavor Can Change the Face of Africa

John Price is the former U.S. Ambassador to Mauritius, Seychelles, and Comoros and a founding board member of the Utah…

5 Things You Should Know About the Making of Searching for Sugar Man

Posted Aug 8, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

5 Things You Should Know About the Making of Searching for Sugar Man

Sometimes the most effective documentaries are those that appear to be misclassified. Stories that, absent of a screenplay,…

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