The Main 3 Sat, Nov 2, 2019 9:15 PM
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General Public:FREE
Film Info
Guest Attending:Yes
Program:Cine Latino
Panel Discussion
Tags:Panel Discussion
Runtime:45 min


How to make a film and live to tell the story starts at approximately 9:15pm, immediately following the conclusion of The Guardian of Memory screening in Screen #3 of St. Anthony Main Theatre. Attendance to the panel is free, but priority will be given to attendees of the film screening, advance reservations to the The Guardian of Memory at 7:30pm is recommended.

Visiting women filmmakers talk about approaching their documentary projects, the challenges of securing funding, the winding journey of production and the hurdles to reaching the audience. Join us for a fresh and candid talk about the art of filmmaking following the screening of The Guardian of Memory on Saturday, November 2.

Moderator: Hebe Tabachnik - Artistic Director Cine Latino

Marcela Arteaga – Director and Writer of The Guardian of Memory - (Mexico)

Mexican writer and director. Her 2003 documentary Remembrance was screened at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the Festival des Films du Monde, and Hot Docs, among others. It received the FIPRESCI Prize at the 2003 Guadalajara International Film Festival as well as the Jury’s Special Award at the Guanajuato International Film Festival. It was also nominated for Best Documentary Film at the Ariel (Mexican Academy) Awards. The Guardian of Memory had its World Premiere at the 2019 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and its Mexican premiere at the Morelia Film Festival.

Linda Goldstein Knowlton - Director and Producer of We are the Radical Monarchs - (USA)
Linda Goldstein Knowlton is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, working in both documentary and scripted feature films, as well as in television. For her most recent film, Goldstein Knowlton directed and produced Women and Hollywood, one of the six, one-hour documentaries for the Emmy-nominated PBS MAKERS: Women Who Make America series. Prior to that, she produced Code Black, Best Documentary winner at LA Film Festival and the Hamptons International Film Festival, and the basis for the new CBS one-hour drama of the same name. Previously she directed and produced Somewhere Between, which won the Sundance Channel Audience Award at the Hot Docs Film Festival, and was released theatrically in over 80 cities across the US. For her directorial debut, Linda co-directed The World According to Sesame Street, which debuted at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival in completion and aired nationally on PBS. Linda started her career producing feature films, including the award-winning Whale Rider and The Shipping News. We Are The Radical Monarchs premiered at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. The film received the Audience Award at the 2019 Seattle International Film Festival.

Veronica Haro – Director and Producer of When They Left – (Ecuador)
Verónica Haro Abril was born in Ecuador (1984). She obtained a cum laude degree in film and television at the University of San Francisco in Quito. She received a scholarship for the film production workshop CECAN, in collaboration with the University of San Antonio de los Baños. When They Left (2019) is her debut film and has been premiered at Visions du Reel 2019.

Ruth Zachs – Co-Director, Writer and Producer of Lives with Flavor - (Mexico)
Ruth Zachs Babani studied philosophy at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. She has worked as a director, producer, writer, and cinematographer for the documentary series Lives With Flavor and The Secret Ingredient.

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