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Sundance Institute Brings Sundance Film Forward  to Denver Feb 22 - 25

Sundance Institute Brings Sundance Film Forward to Denver Feb 22 - 25

Feb 8, 2016

Programmed in Collaboration with Denver Film Society, Filmmakers Ilinca Calugareanu (Chuck Norris vs Communism) and Bryan Carberry (Finders Keepers) to Travel with the Program

Touring Program of Film Screenings and Discussions Focuses on Students and Artists

Sundance Institute Brings Free Film Screenings and Artist Programs to Michigan, June 16-19

Sundance Institute Brings Free Film Screenings and Artist Programs to Michigan, June 16-19

May 27, 2015

Sundance Film Forward: Free Screenings of Acclaimed Independent Films with Directors in Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Detroit, June 16-19

Targeted Programs for New Frontier and Native Artists at the Allied Media Conference at Wayne State University in Detroit, June 18-19

Film Forward - Minnesota - 2015

Sundance Institute Brings Free Filmmaker Workshop and Film Screenings to Minnesota April 28 – May 1

Apr 1, 2015

ShortsLab: Half-Day Filmmaking Workshop in St. Paul April 28 at Schmidt Artist Lofts, Supported by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Sundance Film Forward: Free Screenings of Acclaimed Independent Films in St. Paul, Minneapolis and Northfield, Minnesota April 29 – May 1, in Partnership with Four U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies

Sundance Film Forward to Present Innovations in Social Storytelling Event in Pleasantville, NY March

Sundance Film Forward to Present Innovations in Social Storytelling Event in Pleasantville, NY March 8

Feb 17, 2015

Sundance Institute and Jacob Burns Film Center to Host Free Screening of We Are The Giant and Workshop on Historical Interactive Video Game 1979 Revolution

Touring Program of Film Screenings and Discussions Increases Focus on Students and Artists

Sundance Institute Announces Fifth Year of Sundance Film Forward

Sundance Institute Announces Fifth Year of Sundance Film Forward

Feb 3, 2015

Touring Program of Film Screenings and Discussions Increases Focus on Students and Artists

Texas, New York, Florida, Minnesota, Michigan and Hong Kong Selected to Host Program

Films Include Difret, Imperial Dreams, Little Accidents, Little White Lie, Meet The Patels, The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz, Wadjda and We Are the Giant

Film Forward Travels To Michigan September 2014

Sundance Institute Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Detroit, Ann Arbor and Dearborn, Michigan September 22-25, 2014

Aug 26, 2014

Sundance Institute and the University of Michigan Collaborate to Host Free Film Screenings and Guided Discussions

Filmmakers Hilla Medalia (Dancing In Jaffa), Marta Cunningham (Valentine Road) and Producer Haroula Rose (Fruitvale Station) Travel with the Program

Sundance Institute Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Denpasa

Sundance Institute Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Denpasar, Banjarmasin and Palangkarya, Indonesia, – September 8 – 12, 2014

Aug 18, 2014

Sundance Institute and the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia Collaborate To Host Free Film Screenings and Guided Discussions

Filmmaker Srdan Golubovic (Circles) and Editor Doug Blush (Twenty Feet From Stardom) Travel with the Program

Film Forward Travels to Bosnia Herzegovina 2014

Sundance Institute Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Sarajevo, Zenica, Zavidovici, Banja Luka, Doboj, Brcko; Bosnia and Herzegovina May 9- 13

Apr 23, 2014

Sundance Institute and the US Embassy in Bosnia & Herzegovina Collaborate To Host Free Film Screenings and Guided Discussions

Filmmaker Kim Mordaunt (The Rocket), Producer Caitrin Rogers (Twenty Feet From Stardom) Travel with the Program

Sundance Institute Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Taipei, Taichung and Taitung

Sundance Institute Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Taipei, Taichung and Taitung, Taiwan May 1 - 6

Apr 3, 2014

Sundance Institute, the American Institute in Taiwan, and CNEX Foundation Collaborate To Host Free Film Screenings and Guided Discussions

Filmmakers Patrick Creadon (If You Build It) and Nisha Pahuja (The World Before Her) Travel with the Program

Film Forward Travels to Pennsylvania, April 2014

Sundance Institute Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Centre Country and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 9-13

Mar 19, 2014

Sundance Institute and the State Library of Pennsylvania CollaborateTo Host Film Screenings and Discussions in 22 libraries and venues across the State

Filmmaker Kim Mordaunt (The Rocket) and Producer Christine O’Malley (If You Build It) Travel with the Program

Case study on the Intersection of Film and Music with Peter Golub, Sundance Institute Film Music Program Director and Producer Christine O’Malley, If You Build It in Philadelphia at the International House

Sundance Institute Film Forward Travels to San Diego - March 2014

Sundance Institute Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to San Diego March 6 - 9

Feb 6, 2014

Sundance Institute and the Museum of Photographic Arts to Collaborate and Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Workshops

Film Forward to harness the power of storytelling to bring audiences together around the world starting in Mississippi and continuing on in seven other locations domestically (California, Michigan and Pennsylvania) and internationally (Mexico, Taiwan, China, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Indonesia) reaching more than 10,000 people

Filmmakers Hilla Medalia (Dancing In Jaffa) and Srdan Golubovic (Circles) Travel With the Program

Sundance Institute Launches Fourth Year of Film Forward in Mississippi

Sundance Institute Launches Fourth Year of Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue With Program in Mississippi February 21 - 24

Feb 4, 2014

Sundance Institute, Mississippi Film Office and Crossroads Film Society Collaborate and Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Panels

Film Forward to harness the power of storytelling to bring audiences together around the world starting in Mississippi and continuing on in seven other locations domestically (California, Michigan and Pennsylvania) and internationally (Mexico, Taiwan, China, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Indonesia) reaching more than 10,000 people

Filmmakers Marta Cunningham (Valentine Road) and Nisha Pahuja (The World Before Her) to Travel With the Program

Sundance Institute Announces Fourth Year of FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural  Dialogue

Sundance Institute Announces Fourth Year of FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Oct 31, 2013

Touring Program of Film Screenings, Workshops and Discussions to Visit Michigan, California, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Colombia, Indonesia, China and Taiwan

Films Include Circles, Dancing in Jaffa, Fruitvale Station, If You Build It, The Rocket, The World Before Her, Twenty Feet From Stardom and Valentine Road

Innovative Public/Private Collaboration Continues with the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanitiesand Institute of Museum and Library Services

FILM FORWARD Travels to Bosnia & Herzegovina Sept 19-25

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 19-25

Sep 16, 2013

Sundance Institute and U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies Collaborate With The U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo and Deblokada to Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Workshops

Filmmakers Musa Syeed (Valley of Saints) and Stacy Peralta (Bones Brigade: An Autobiography) To travel With the Program to Sarajevo, Mostar, and Siroki Brijeg

FILM FORWARD Travels to Maine Sept. 30 – Oct. 4

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Maine Sept. 30 – Oct. 4

Sep 2, 2013

Producer Michael Gottwald (Beasts of the Southern Wild) and Director Laura Nix (The Light In Her Eyes) to participate.

Sundance Announces FILM FORWARD Travels to Washington State

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Washington State, September 4 - 7

Aug 12, 2013

Sundance Institute and U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies Collaborate with Seattle Art Museum; City of Tacoma and Seattle International Film Festival to Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Workshops. Filmmakers Julia Meltzer (The Light In Her Eyes) and Jerry Rothwell (Town Of Runners) to participate.

FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Presented for Third Year In China

FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Presented for Third Year In China

Jun 18, 2013

Sundance Institute and U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies Collaborated with The U.S. Embassy Beijing and CNEX Foundation Limited to Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Roundtables

Sundance Announces FILM FORWARD Returns for the Third Year to Puerto Rico

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Returns for the Third Year to Puerto Rico June 10 - 15

May 28, 2013

Sundance Institute and U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies Collaborate with Puerto Rico Film Society to Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Workshops

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels For First Time to Tai

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels For First Time to Taipei, Taoyuan and Hualien, Taiwan, May 22-26

May 21, 2013

Sundance Institute and U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies Collaborate with The American Institute in Taiwan, CNEX Foundation Limited to Host Free Screenings, and Discussions and Roundtables

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Amman, Karak and M

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels to Amman, Karak and Madaba, Jordan, April 13 - 18

Apr 4, 2013

Sundance Institute and U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies Collaborate with The United States Embassy in Jordan and The Royal Film Commission to Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Workshops With Filmmaker Laura Nix of The Light In Her Eyes and Screenwriter Ligiah Villalobos of Under The Same Moon (La Misma Luna)

Sundance Institute and FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Return Today to Colombia (Bogota, B

Sundance Institute and FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Return Today to Colombia (Bogota, Bucaramanga and Medellín), March 18-23

Mar 18, 2013

Sundance Institute and U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies Collaborate with the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, Colombia, and Proimagenes to Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Workshops With Filmmakers Nancy Buirski (The Loving Story) and Jeff Orlowski (Chasing Ice)

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Returns to Imperial Valley, C

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Returns to Imperial Valley, CA, and Mexicali, Mexico, Feb. 26 – March 1

Feb 7, 2013

Sundance Institute and U.S. Federal Cultural Agencies Collaborate with Imperial Valley Film Commission and Mexicali Rose Media/Arts Center to Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Workshops

Sundance Institute Announces Year Three Of Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Sundance Institute Announces Year Three Of FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Nov 1, 2012

Collaboration Continues with the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities and Institute of Museum and Library Services

Sundance Institute Announces Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Returns To Puerto Rico, Sept.

Sundance Institute Announces FILM FORWARD: ADVANCING CULTURAL DIALOGUE Returns to Puerto Rico, Sept. 19-22

Aug 28, 2012

Sundance Institute Collaborates with Puerto Rico Film Society to Host Free Screenings, Workshops and Artist Roundtables in San Juan and Caguas Filmmakers Alysa Nahmias, Unfinished Spaces and Jasmila Zbanic, Grbavica To Lead Discussions and Panels

Sundance Institute Collaborates With The Chickasaw Nation And  Chickasaw Cultural Center

Sundance Institute Collaborates With The Chickasaw Nation And Chickasaw Cultural Center to Host Film Events In Oklahoma, September 6-8, 2012

Aug 6, 2012

FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue to Present Free Public Screenings and Panels. Oklahoma Filmmakers Invited to Attend Native Filmmaker Summit.

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE TRAVELS TO COLOMBIA WITH  FILM FORWARD: ADVANCING CULTURAL DIALOGUE  JULY 9-14

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE TRAVELS TO COLOMBIA WITH FILM FORWARD: ADVANCING CULTURAL DIALOGUE FROM JULY 9 TO 14, 2012

Jun 27, 2012

Sundance Institute Collaborates with The U.S. Embassy, Colombian/American Bi-national Center (BNC) and Proimágenes to Present FILM FORWARD in Cali, Bogota and Manizales, Colombia

Sundance Institute Returns to Morocco With Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue From May 7 to 1

Sundance Institute Returns to Morocco With Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue From May 7 to 12, 2012

Apr 30, 2012

The U.S. Embassy in Morocco Collaborates with Sundance Institute to Present FILM FORWARD in Six Cities across Morocco

Sundance Institute Announces Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels To Imperial Valley
Sundance Institute Returns From Presenting Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue In China

Sundance Institute Returns From Presenting Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue In China

Apr 3, 2012

U.S. Embassy in Beijing and CNEX Collaborate with FILM FORWARD Initiative for Second Year Free Public Screenings of Six Films in Beijing and Kunming

Sundance Institute Announces Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels To India March 15-2

Sundance Institute Announces Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Travels To India March 15-22

Mar 12, 2012

Mumbai Mantra Media Ltd, The American Center in New Delhi, Taj Enlighten Film Society and Whistling Woods Collaborate with Sundance Institute to Bring FILM FORWARD to Mumbai, New Delhi, Aligarh, Noida and Gurgaon

ARIZONA IS FIRST 2012 STOP FOR FILM FORWARD

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES FIRST 2012 STOP FOR FILM FORWARD: ADVANCING CULTURAL DIALOGUE IS ARIZONA, FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 1

Feb 13, 2012

The Loft Cinema in Tucson Collaborates with FILM FORWARD Initiative for Second Year

Sundance Institute Announces Renewal of Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Sundance Institute Announces Renewal of Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Nov 9, 2011

Films for Second Year are: Another Earth, Beginners, Bran Nue Dae, Buck, Grbavica, The Green Wave, On the Ice, Senna, Somewhere Between, and Unfinished Spaces, which will travel within the United States to Central Valley, California, Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, and Tucson, Arizona and Internationally to China, Colombia, India, and Morocco in addition to a Special Presentation at UNESCO in Paris, France

Institute Continues Collaboration with the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Institute of Museum and Library Services in the Public/Private Cultural Exchange Initiative

Sundance Institute Announces Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue to be Presented in Morocco Se

Sundance Institute Announces Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue to be Presented in Morocco September 27-30

Sep 23, 2011

Filmmakers Cherien Dabis (Amreeka) and Emmy Award Winner Stanley Nelson (Freedom Riders) Featured Participants for Screenings and Workshops
Co-Hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Rabat

Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue to be Presented in Kenya July 15-25

Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue to be Presented in Kenya July 15-25

Jul 6, 2011

Co-Hosted by FilmAid

Outdoor Screenings to be Held in Kibera, Mathare, and Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee Camps

Filmmakers Jennifer Arnold (A Small Act) and Taika Waititi (Boy) Among Those to Participate in Workshops, Panel and Screenings in Nairobi, Kakuma and Mombasa

Sundance Institute and Puerto Rico Film Society (La Sociedad de Cine de Puerto Rico/SCPR) to Present

Sundance Institute and Puerto Rico Film Society (La Sociedad de Cine de Puerto Rico/SCPR) to Present Free Film Screenings June 21-25

Jun 15, 2011

Panels on State of Independent Film with Sundance Film Festival Director of Programming Trevor Groth, Filmmakers Lixin Fan and Debra Granik, Moderated by Carmen Oquendo-Villar

Sundance Institute to Bring 10 Free Film Screenings to Tucson, Presented in Collaboration with the L

Sundance Institute to Bring 10 Free Film Screenings to Tucson, Presented in Collaboration with the Loft Cinema and Tucson Pima Arts Council, June 5-9

May 26, 2011

Special Private Military Screening to be Held at Davis-Monthan U.S. Air Force Base
Filmmaker Q&A with Sundance Film Festival Favorites A Small Act and Winter’s Bone

Presidents Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) and Sundance Institute

President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) and Sundance Institute to Present 10 Award-Winning Films at 10 Locations on National Mall

Apr 28, 2011

Winter’s Bone, Last Train Home, La Mission, Son of Babylon, Freedom Riders, A Small Act, Amreeka, Afghan Star, Boy, and Udaan to Be Screened One Night Only May 12 -- in Partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Expected Attendees Include PCAH Board Members Kerry Washington, Forrest Whitaker, Alfre Woodard and Filmmakers From all 10 Films

Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue To Be Presented In Turkey February/March 2011

Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue To Be Presented In Turkey February/March 2011

Feb 25, 2011

Sundance Institute Presents Screenings with Guest Artist Presentations for Broad Audiences and a Two Day “Spotlight on Screenwriting” Workshop for Local Film Artists

Film Forward: Kültürel Diyaloğun Geliştirilmesi Şubat/Mart 2011

Film Forward: Kültürel Diyaloğun Geliştirilmesi Şubat/Mart 2011

Feb 24, 2011

Sundance Enstitüsü Sunar: Konuk Sanatçıların Eşliğinde Film Gösterimleri ve Yerel Sinema Sanatçıları için 2 Günlük “Senaryo Yazarlığı” Çalıştayı

Sundance Institute Announces Inaugural Film Forward Slate Of Films

Sundance Institute Announces Inaugural Film Forward Slate Of Films

Dec 1, 2010

Among the Ten Films are: Debra Granik's Winter's Bone, Cherien Dabis' Amreeka, Havana Marking's Afghan Star and Lixin Fan's Last Train Home

Sundance Institute Presents Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Sundance Institute Presents Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue

Oct 4, 2010

Institute joins with the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Institute for Museum and Library Services in a Public/Private Cultural Exchange Initiative