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Art Works Podcast: Stanley Nelson

February 9, 2012 By Josephine Reed Freedom Riders gather with authorities alongside their burning bus after a mob attack outside Anniston, Alabama. Photo courtesy of Firelight Media This week’s podcast is a talk with award-winning director Stanley Nelson, who’s known for his documentaries about critical historical subjects such as Jonestown and Emmett Till. His recent […]

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Art Works Podcast: Keri Putnam

November 17, 2011 By Josephine Reed This week’s podcast features the executive director of the Sundance Institute, Keri Putnam, in a conversation about Film Forward. Film Forward is a program that takes ten independent films from the U.S. and abroad and presents them to audiences in locations across the country and around the world. Its […]

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First Person with Filmmaker Lixin Fan

June 29, 2011 Washington, DC Lixin Fan (right) with Freedom Riders filmmaker Stanley Nelson and Winter’s Bone Line Producer Kathryn Dean during the Film Forward visit to China. Photo by Meredith Lavitt. Canada-based Chinese filmmaker Lixin Fan is one of the 10 filmmakers participating in the Sundance Institute’s Film Forward initiative. Fan’s documentary Last Train […]

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First Person with filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane

June 15, 2011 Washington, DC by Paulette Beete and Josephine Reed Vikramaditya Motwane. Photo courtesy of Sundance Institute. Indian filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane is one of ten directors participating in Film Forward, a partnership project of the Sundance Institute and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. The project presents outstanding narrative and documentary […]

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Now Showing in DC: Film Forward!

May 12, 2011 Washington, DC by Paulette Beete The Film Forward filmmakers: (l to r) Debra Granik, Vikramaditya Motwane, Jennifer Arnold, Peter Bratt, Stanley Nelson, Cherien Dabis, Lixin Fan, Taika Waititi, and Mohamed Al-Daradji. (Not pictured: Havana Marking) Photo by Victoria Hutter “To say you’re like another person in a different time and place allows […]

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