Speakers relating to: Filmmaking
How To Speak To Human Beings:
Step Away From the Computer
In this age of social media, texting, twittering, and facebooking, truly inspiring conversations are becoming harder to hold. From dating to networking to elevator-pitching, too many of us squander opportunities for wisdom, wit, love and profit.
A Lot Like You:
The Culture We Inherit and the Legacies We Choose
A first-generation American goes in search of her identity and discovers that the cycle of gender violence she’s been working hard to break in the US is part of her history and culture on another continent. A Lot Like You raises questions about the cultures we inherit and what we choose to pass down, and reveals how bearing witness can break silences that have lasted lifetimes...
Reflections on Resistance:
Israel/Palestine, Sudan and Death Row
Jen Marlowe is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, author, playwright and human rights activist. Through film, writing, theatre and other artistic platforms, Jen seeks to share the resilience and courage of those who have been marginalized and oppressed and are choosing resistance with nonviolence, humanity and dignity.
Speaker, Filmmaker and Activist
Socheata Poeuv is the founder of Khmer Legacies, which has the goal of recording 10,000 testimonies of survivors of the Cambodian genocide by encouraging children to interview their parents. Her award-winning documentary New Year Baby documents her family's story of survival and healing.