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UMASS Film Summit PDF
THURSDAY, APRIL 23RD
FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH
2:00–4:00pm:
LAW & DOCUMENTARY PANEL
Explore the changing relationship between docs,
social justice institutions, and activism.
2:00–4:00pm:
DIRECTOR’S LUNCHEON:
A TRIBUTE TO
ALBERT AND DAVID MAYSLES
Moderator: Regina Austin, Professor of Law
at UPenn and Director of the Penn Program on
Documentaries and the Law
Panelists:
• Kate Davis & David Heilbroner, Filmmakers
• Kate Nace Day, Suffolk Law Professor and
Filmmaker
4:00–6:00pm:
MASSACHUSETTS
WORKS-IN-PROGRESS COMPETITION
Local filmmakers will present short clips before
an audience of filmgoers, potential funders,
broadcasters, festival programmers, brand partners
and industry insiders.
Moderator: Peter Keough, Boston Globe Film Critic
Jurors:
• Lyda Kuth, LEF Foundation Executive Director
• Marie Emmanuelle Thomas Hartness,
Filmmaker & Producer
• Monika Navarro, The World Channel Producer
Filmmakers:
Liz Canner, Kavita Pillay & Sauli Pillay, Adam Mazo
& Ben Pender-Cudlip, Garrett Zevgetis, Margo
Guernsey, Daniel Mooney, Jeff Silva & Luis Arnias,
and Alex Morelli
4:00–6:00pm:
VIDEO ESSAY PANEL
Video Essays seek new insights and diverse
approaches to investigate the art and culture of
cinema. But what are they capable of? Several
prominent Video Essayist will join us to discuss the
current state of this emerging art form and speculate
where it might go next.
Panelists:
• Kevin B. Lee, Chief Video Essayist at Fandor
Keyframe and founding partner of dGenerate Films
• Nelson Carvajal, Video Essayist, published on
indieWIRE’s Press Play, RogerEbert.com and
Fandor
• Serena Bramble, Film Editor, published on Press
Play, Museum of the Moving Image, House Next
Door and other media outlets;
• Drew Morton, Film Professor, co-editor and cofounder of [in]Transition, a journal of videographic
film and moving image studies.
FILM + DISCUSSION:
Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation
7pm, 93min
The 2015 FILM SUMMIT is free and unticketed.
6:00–7:00pm:
RECEPTION
UMASS BOSTON
CAMPUS CENTER BALLROOM
100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston
FILM + DISCUSSION:
The Amina Profile
7pm, 84min
Take the RED LINE to the ‘JFK/UMASS’ stop
(2 stops after ‘BROADWAY’), and take the
free shuttle to campus.