"Post Pandemic" Filmmaking, Financing, Distribution
Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 6:30 PM EST
Virtual Evening Seminar on Zoom
Things are changing quickly - and so it's helpful to hear what indie filmmakers are doing, what they are concerned about and plans they are making at this time. Our speakers include folks from producing, supporting, to directing.

Jude Chehab, a multi-award winning DP and feature filmmaker based between New York and Beirut. She is in post-production on a feature documentary filmed in Lebanon. Filmmaker Magazine named her one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film in 2021.

Amber Espinosa-Jones is a creative producer and racial equity facilitator from Oakland, CA. She is a 2021-2022 DOC NYC Documentary New Leader and currently producing the feature film STANDING ABOVE THE CLOUDS following Native Hawaiian mother-daughter activists executive produced by Multitude Films.

Jamie Goncalves is a Brazilian-American producer whose work spans documentary and fiction, a 2018 Sundance Institute Producing Fellow and Impact Partners Producing Fellow. He is a co-founder of Sin Sitio Cine, a production company operating in the U.S. and Mexico.

Anjanette Levert is a producer, filmmaker, curator/programmer and professor at the number one Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Spelman College. She is currently producing Mathew Hashiguchi's The Only Doctor.
A presentation of Third World Newsreel and the Documentary Forum at CCNY.

This evening seminar is a presentation Third World Newsreel and The Documentary Forum CCNY. Free and open to the public.
Part of The Little Screen: 16mm Film series
In-person event at NYPL for the Performing Arts
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 5:30 PM EST
A subsidiary element of the women’s liberation movement of the late 1960s, the issue of childcare - why it’s needed and how it should be provided - has persisted. Join us for an evening of film and discussion with the independent filmmakers who have brought these questions to the fore, featuring the documentary Through the Night (2020), about a 24-hour daycare center in New Rochelle and the mothers who depend upon it, and the restoration premiere of the 1970 film Childcare: People’s Liberation.

While tickets to all events at the Library for the Performing Arts are free, seating is granted on a first come first served basis. Five minutes before showtime, seats will be given out to people on the wait list regardless of reservation status. The Library encourages mask wearing in all public spaces. ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing accessibility@nypl.org.
In-person event at Maysles Cinema
Saturday, October 8, 2022, 4 PM EST
Mohawk Nation: Then, Now, the Future
Part 1 of 2
Thursday, October 13, 2022, 4:00 PM
In-person Screening at Paul Smith's College
Ganienkeh is the independent land of the Mohawk people in upstate New York, whose sovereignty was re-established in 1974. Planned in collaboration with the Ganienkeh, this program focus on indigenous activism and current challenges to survival. This includes discussions of the process of cultural solidarity and creating innovative media practices.

The event will feature two documentary films, MOHAWK NATION (Allan Siegel with Third World Newsreel and the Ganienkeh, 1978) and OHERO: KON UNDER THE HUSK (Katsitsionni Fox, 2016), plus clips from YOU ARE ON INDIAN LAND (Michael Kanentakeron Mitchel, 1969). Speakers include Professor Ulises Mejias (Oswego, SUNY), filmmakers Katsitsionni Fox and Allan Siegel, Dr. Curt Stager and members of the Ganienkeh.

For location and directions to the Freer Auditorium at Paul Smith's College, visit https://www.paulsmiths.edu/visit.

This event was organized by Professor Annie Rochon (Kanehsatake) of Paul Smith's College and made possible in part with an Action Grant from Humanities New York.
Please check out our Vimeo Channel for recordings of our previous seminars.
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We are pleased to welcome Shu Wang (she/her), our new Distribution & Exhibition Associate. Shu is a graduate of the Cinema Studies Department at New York University, where she studied film history/theory, queer theories, film curating, among other areas. In her free time she volunteers for film festivals including the Shanghai Queer Film Festival, Project Horizon project of the CineCina Film Festival and PrideFull Film Festival.
TWN is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the New York State Legislature, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council, Color Congress, MOSAIC, the National Film Preservation Foundation, New York Humanities, Ford Foundation and the Peace Development Fund, as well as individual donors.

The TWN Workshop will receive support from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) in 2022-2023.