Events

Firelight Media produces and participates in a range of screenings, workshops, and convenings across the United States.

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January 29, 2021

Beyond Resilience: Creating & Commissioning Art in Times of Crisis

"On Friday, January 29 at 3pm ET, Firelight Media presented a special edition of the Beyond Resilience Series at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, “Creating & Commissioning Art In Times of Crisis.” Throughout the past year, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) artists have been commissioned by institutions to perform cultural work from their position at the epicenter of interlocking systems of oppression – racial and economic inequality, police violence, and a global pandemic that disproportionately impacts communities of color."

November 17, 2020

Beyond Resilience: Beyond Inclusion at DOC NYC

On November 17, 2020, as part of DOC NYC Live, Firelight Media presented a special edition of its Beyond Resilience Series.

September 29, 2020

Beyond Resilience: The Liberatory Canon at Getting Real

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, presented at the International Documentary Association’s (IDA) Getting Real conference.

August 7, 2020

Beyond Resilience: The Life and Legacy of John Lewis

A conversation to lift up the life and legacy of the former Congressman with inside stories and reflections on his leadership.

July 31, 2020

Beyond Resilience: After the Call Out

The recent announcement that golfing icon Tiger Woods would be the subject of a two-part HBO documentary series set in motion a heated debate in the documentary industry about equity, power, and BIPOC filmmakers' demands for structural change.

July 17, 2020

Beyond Resilience: The Black Gaze

A conversation with Black filmmakers on how they are navigating the ubiquitous images of Black trauma in this moment, documenting Black life, and forging new cinematic languages, practices, and formal approaches.

July 10, 2020

Beyond Resilience: The (Un)Documented Lens

Conversations on representation, labor, and equity featuring the work and perspectives of Undocumented storytellers.

July 3, 2020

Beyond Resilience: Dance, Scream, Shout!

A live event featuring a music set by DJ Frotasia to give our community the opportunity to dance, sing, and shout during a time of tremendous difficulty.


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