Monday, March 3 2014

Mar 2

Film Forward Program

03.02.2014 12:00 am

The Sundance Institute and MOPA Collaborate to Host Free Screenings, Discussions and Workshops

Film Forward, a partnership of Sundance Institute and four U.S. federal cultural agencies, is a touring program that offers film screenings, workshops and discussions designed to foster dialogue and cross-cultural understanding. It uses the power of cinema to promote broader cultural understanding, inspire curiosity and enhance awareness of shared stories and values across generations, religion, ethnicity and borders. The partnering federal agencies are the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities and The Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The Museum of Photographic Arts, in collaboration with Film Forward, is hosting screenings throughout San Diego and Tijuana. Click to see a complete schedule and venues. The films being shown throughout the course of this program are:

Circles – (Directed by: Srdan Golubovic ) 
Dancing in Jaffa – (Directed by: Hilla Medalia) 
Fruitvale Station – (Directed by: Ryan Coogler) 
If You Build It – (Directed by: Patrick Creadon) 
The Rocket – (Directed by: Kim Mordaunt) 
The World Before Her – (Directed by: Nisha Pahuja)
Twenty Feet From Stardom – (Directed by: Morgan Neville) 
Valentine Road – (Directed by: Marta Cunningham) 

All information, including film summaries, reservation information and schedules for each film, can be found at