FOSTERING CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING THROUGH
THE POWER OF WORLD CINEMA.
In an Arab-American neighborhood outside of Chicago, most of filmmaker Assia Boundaoui’s neighbors think they have been under surveillance for over a decade. While investigating their experiences, Assia uncovers tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents that prove her hometown was the subject of one of the largest counter-terrorism investigations ever conducted in the U.S. before 9/11. Read more→
Through a range of differing and subjective perspectives on the complexities of present-day Cuba, a group of documentary filmmakers from the renowned International School of Film and Television (EICTV), craft multiple narratives in collaboration with local production crews and one another. Read more→
Gory revenge is raised to the level of visual poetry in Toshiya Fujita’s stunning LADY SNOWBLOOD. A major inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s KILL BILL saga, this endlessly inventive film, charts the single-minded path of vengeance taken by a young woman whose parents were the victims of a gang of brutal criminals. Read more→