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Rachel Perkins’ Bran Nue Dae Creates a sense of cultural pride in Mexico

Posted May 9, 2012, by Jennifer Prediger

Rachel Perkins' Bran Nue Day creates a sense of cultural pride in Mexico

Australian director Rachel Perkins wanted the world to see Aboriginal people in a different way. Their culture had been…

Buck Reaches At-Risk Youth on the Border

Posted May 4, 2012, by Jennifer Prediger

Buck Reaches At-Risk Youth on the Border

Spending an afternoon at Calexico High School just about a mile from the border of Mexico, Buck Director Cindy Meehl had a…

Bran Nue Dae Hits Home with Imperial Valley Students

Posted May 4, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Bran Nue Dae Hits Home with Imperial Valley Students

Imperial Valley and Australia would appear to be in diametric contradiction to one another. One resides in the Northern…

Our Return to Morocco

Posted May 3, 2012, by Brittany Ballard

Our Return to Morocco

 On the heels of an incredible Imperial Valley program currently under way, FILM FORWARD journeys to the Kingdom of Morocco for…

Reverse Angle: A Programmer Looks Back at Sundance London

Posted May 2, 2012, by Charlie Reff, Assistant to Director of Programming & Coordinator, Shorts Labs

Reverse Angle: A Programmer Looks Back at Sundance London

It’s officially over. I’m back in our LA office finally able to process what happened over my five hectic days in London. …

Twice Is Nice: Gina Rodriguez on Filly Brown’s Second Sundance Premiere

Posted Apr 28, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Twice Is Nice: Gina Rodriguez on Filly Brown’s Second Sundance Premiere

We're launching our coverage of the Sundance Film Festival's journey across the pond at Sundance London with a series of…

Headed West: FILM FORWARD Stops in Imperial Valley

Posted Apr 27, 2012, by Jacqueline Carlson

Headed West: FILM FORWARD Stops in Imperial Valley and Mexico

After a bustling March featuring FILM FORWARD stops in India and China, the program is headed to California for a week-long…

A Director’s Homecoming: Asif Kapdia Recalls Bringing Senna to India

Posted Apr 23, 2012, by Asif Kapadia, director, Senna

A Director's Homecoming: Asif Kapadia Recalls Bringing Senna to India

FILM FORWARD was a chance for me to continue the cultural dialogue I have been having with India through cinema all of my life.…

“Azmari Bets”: Day Five of the Theatre Stage Directors Workshop in Addis Ababa

Posted Apr 23, 2012, by Philip Himberg, Producing Artistic Director, Theatre Program

"Azmari Bets": Day Five of the Theatre Stage Directors Workshop in Addis Ababa

Friday night might be Shabbat on the Upper West Side, but in Addis Ababa, it’s “Azmari Bets” – meaning “House of Singers”.  The…

Sundance London: An Exclusive Q&A with Crispin Glover on River’s Edge and Questioning the Status Quo

Posted Apr 11, 2012, by Christine Spines

Sundance London: An Exclusive Q&A with Crispin Glover on River's Edge and Questioning the Status Quo

The pack of feral teenagers at the center of the 1987 cult thriller, River’s Edge inhabited a very different world, where…

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