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
Firelight Media hosted a virtual panel discussion on producing documentary films centered on artists of color, by artists of color.
Firelight Media hosted a Beyond Resilience event celebrating filmmakers and artists who capture the essence of contemporary Black life in America today.
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A Beyond Resilience conversation on community-centered curatorial practices, festival programming guidelines, and distribution pathways.
Firelight Media hosted a Beyond Resilience Masterclass with Firelight-supported filmmakers who are producing documentary films with impact.
Firelight Media and BIPOC Doc Editors present a special event at DOC NYC PRO on the experiences of BIPOC editors in the documentary field.
Join Firelight Media for a Beyond Resilience Masterclass on the making of the new PBS documentaries on Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass.
A panel discussion featuring Femme Frontera colleagues and past Showcase filmmakers who discuss their journeys from making short films to making content for productions such as Netflix, Amazon, PBS, AppleTV, and Amazon Studios.