Firelight Media hosted a Beyond Resilience roundtable discussion with Muslim filmmakers on ethics and accountability in the documentary ecosystem. Following the premiere of the documentary Jihad Rehab at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, these filmmakers and their allies have called for a broad re-examination of what constitutes ethics and accountability for funders, programmers, distributors, and filmmakers.
**Accessibility notice: This event includes ASL interpretation.**
The Beyond Resilience series is sponsored by Open Society Foundations. Beyond Resilience is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Beyond Resilience is also supported by Field of Vision.
Marcia Smith, Co-Founder and President, Firelight Media
Beyond Resilience, with support from Field of Vision, is proud to be a community partner for the Arab Film & Media Institute's 'Palestinian Voices' program.
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