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New Directors: The Political and the Personal

New Directors: The Political and the Personal

60 min
Panels & Free Events

As a first time director, do you feel a duty to address the political context in which you are working? Or do you prefer to focus on telling more personal stories? Do filmmakers working in politically volatile environments get pressured or pigeon holed into making political work, and what ethical dilemmas can this produce? Join a group of festival filmmakers who will consider and debate these issues in relation to their own practice.


Jahmil X.T. Qubeka, Director, Of Good Report

Abdeslam Kelai, Director, Malak

Bernard Attal, Director, The Invisible Collection

Diego Quemada-Díez, Director, La Jaula de Oro

Roberto Flores Prieto, Director, Chasing Fireflies

John Rangel, Director, Girls on Liberty Street

Moderator: Dan Rybicky, Columbia College Chicago

This is a FREE event! No ticket required. Event takes place at Columbia College Chicago: 1104 S. Wabash, 502.

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