Join us for a moderated conversation with film professionals and advisors as they review clips of three works-in-progress and help the filmmakers push their films to the next level.
Surge is about this extraordinary moment, when an unprecedented number of first-time female candidates ran, won and upended conventional politics in 2018. Tired of being ignored, angered by government policies, and anxious about the future of America, thousands of women across the country were inspired to run for office in what became a barrier-breaking, historic midterm election.
Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project
The story of acclaimed poet, Nikki Giovanni and the revolutionary historical periods through which she lived—from the Civil Rights and Black Arts Movement, to present–day Black Lives Matter. Combining visually innovative treatments of her poetry, along with intimate vérité, rich archival footage, and Giovanni’s own captivating contemporary performances, Going to Mars reveals the enduring influence of one of America’s greatest living artists and social commentators.