Spring 2022 Virtual Evening Seminars

Presented by Third World Newsreel

Besides its intensive TWN Production Workshop, TWN also sponsors free “zoom in” series of workshops on various production topics aimed particularly at emerging media makers of color, in the spring and fall. Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the NY State Legislature, Public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the Peace Development Fund and individual donors. See showcase of recordings of our seminars at https://vimeo.com/showcase/5068611.

Thu, Feb 3, 2022, 7 PM EST: PALANTE, SIEMPRE PALANTE and talk with Iris Morales

Third World Newsreel is pleased to join forces with Mijente to present a virtual screening and talk with Iris Morales. The documentary shares the story of the formation of the Young Lords, a leftist group of Puerto Rican youth activists from the United States. Talk with Iris Morales. Join us as we learn together about the Puerto Rican and Latino communities who were fighting for economic and social justice in the 1960s and 70s. RSVP: http://bit.ly/palantesiemprepalante

Wed, February 9, 2022, 7:30 PM EST: Talk with Ashley O’Shay about UNAPOLOGETIC

Join us for an hour conversation, including Q&A, with Ashley O’Shay, director of the recently released documentary… UNAPOLOGETIC. After two Black Chicagoans are killed, millennial organizers challenge an administration complicit in state violence against its residents. Told through the lens of Janaé and Bella, two fierce abolitionist leaders, Unapologetic is a deep look into the Movement for Black Lives, from the police murder of Rekia Boyd to the election of Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Watch the film before the conversation for free on PBS until 2/25/22.: https://www.pbs.org/video/unapologetic-yd0qyz/

RSVP: https://bit.ly/3Gh66nL Cosponsored by the Spelman College Documentary Film Program and Third World Newsreel.

Thu, Feb 24, 2022 6:30 PM EST: Stanley Nelson and the film ATTICA

TWN is pleased to join forces with The Documentary Forum at CCNY to present a virtual screening and talk with Stanley Nelson. The Attica prison uprising in 1971 resulted in the deaths of 43 prisoners and guards by NY state troopers. 2021 was the 50th anniversary of this deadly repression, and its legacy remains in the work of activists working for change to the incarceration system and beyond. Stanley Nelson examines the uprising, with rare interviews with survivors from both sides of the prison walls. Watch the film now, freely on Showtime and then hear from the film director, Stanley Nelson, in conversation with filmmaker Felicia Bradford Harden. RSVP: https://stanley-nelson-and-the-film-attica.eventbrite.com/?aff=website

Wed, Mar 2, 2022 6:30 PM EST: Fair Use Encore with Fernando Ramirez

Entertainment attorney Fernando Ramirez tells us the basics of Fair Use — can you use that footage freely? How do you know? Presented by Third World Newsreel and the Documentary Forum at CCNY. RSVP: https://fair-use-encore-with-fernando-ramirez.eventbrite.com/?aff=website

The TWN Evening Seminars and the TWN Production Workshops are made possible in part by support from the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the NY State Legislature, Public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, The Peace Development Fund, and individual donors. Special additional support from NEA CARES, Humanities NY CARES and SHARP programs and the NY Community Trust CARES program.

More to come!

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