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The Stories of Change Impact Lab Unites Filmmakers, Social Entrepreneurs, and Designers

Posted May 31, 2012, by Jon Korn

The Stories of Change Impact Lab Unites Filmmakers, Social Entrepreneurs, and Designers

"This is the sound of the world changing," observed a grinning Cara Mertes, Director of Sundance Institute's Documentary Film…

Kickstart Fight Church

Posted May 30, 2012, by Daniel Junge

Kickstart Fight Church

Daniel Junge is a filmmaker whose work includes the Oscar-winner “Saving Face,” Oscar-nominee “The Last Campaign of Governor…

Native Lab Fellow Aurora Guerrero Reflects on a frenetic Festival

Posted May 14, 2012, by Aurora Guerrero, director, Mosquita y Mari

Native Lab Fellow Aurora Guerrero Reflects on a Frenetic Festival

It's been months since premiering Mosquita y Mari at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and I think I'm still in a daze over the…

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…

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…

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.…

It’s Easy Being Green: Sundance Earth Day Selections

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

It's Easy Being Green: Sundance Earth Day Selections

In this eco-conscious age of hybrid vehicles, carbon-cutting cleaning products, and urban composting, Earth Day appears to have…

Notes From the Road: Braden King’s HERE

Posted Apr 11, 2012, by Braden King, director, HERE

Notes From the Road: Braden King's HERE

In the summer of 2009, I spent four months in Armenia directing HERE, a 35mm landscape-obsessed road movie that chronicles an…

Sundance Institute Alumni Spotlight: Five Questions for Doug Wright

Posted Apr 9, 2012, by Christine Spines

Sundance Institute Alumni Spotlight: Five Questions for Doug Wright

Doug Wright's career has been defined by its distinct undefinability. Wright, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2004 for I Am My…

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