MIND THE GAP: DIRECTOR’S FORUM

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Telling stories, mining for truths both big and small: With approaches both fictional and non-fictional, these directors all delve into their subjects with impressive creativity and thought. Join us in person for this keystone Mind the Gap…

MIND THE GAP: EVOLUTION OF ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN’S ROLES ON SCREEN

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Our annual roundtable series, Evolution of Roles On Screen for Historically Excluded Communities, began in 2020 with Evolution of Black Women’s Roles Onscreen and continued in 2021 with Evolution of Latina Roles Onscreen. This year’s pre-recorded…

MIND THE GAP: THE UNKNOWN COUNTRY: AN EXPLORATORY FILMMAKING PROCESS

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An exciting conversation with the filmmakers of The Unknown Country, a dazzling, poetic narrative-documentary feature film that demonstrates how cinema can be used as a means to listen, understand, and honor human dignity. The conversation…

BLACK GIRLS FILM CAMP

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Black Girls Film Camp is a nonprofit organization that provides a free, annual, virtual 12-week filmmaking experience for high-school-age Black girls across the country. For the 2022 camp, over 200 applicants pitched a story idea, and ten finalists…

WOMEN TALKING

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SPOTLIGHT | MIND THE GAP ENSEMBLE AWARD MIND THE GAP | US CINEMA US 2022, 104 min, Director: Sarah Polley Powerful, committed performances by an extraordinary ensemble—including Frances McDormand, Judith Ivey, Rooney Mara, Claire Foy,…

WHINA

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TRAILBLAZERS | MIND THE GAP | WORLD New Zealand 2021, 112 min, Directors: James Napier Robertson, Paula Whetu Jones This inspirational film reveals the extraordinary life of New Zealand’s Dame Whina Cooper, a courageous Māori woman whose…

TURN EVERY PAGE – THE ADVENTURES OF ROBERT CARO AND ROBERT GOTTLIEB

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CREATE | MIND THE GAP | DOCS US 2022, 112 min, Director: Lizzie Gottlieb Fifty years, five books, four thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight pages…and counting. Lizzie Gottlieb’s gripping documentary focuses on the intersecting life's…

TOWN DESTROYER

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MIND THE GAP | DOCS US 2022, 55 min, Director: Alan Snitow, Deborah Kaufman Is art’s role to provoke or placate? What happens when it no longer reflects current societal views? These questions and many more were the subject of hot debate…

TILL

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CENTERPIECEMIND THE GAP AWARD • CREATIVITY & TRUTH   MIND THE GAP | US CINEMA US 2022, 130 min, Director: Chinonye Chukwu Visually striking and moving, Till centers the story of Emmett Till through the experience of his mother, Mamie…

THE YOUNG VOTE

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TRAILBLAZERS | ACTIVE CINEMA | MIND THE GAP | DOCS US 2022, 67 min, Director: Diane Robinson As the United States teeters toward theocracy, it is painfully clear that the stakes in the upcoming midterm elections are nothing short of the life,…