THE SERENGETI RULES Dr. Jim Estes, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCSC and subject of the film with Dr John Terborgh, Professor of Environmental Sciences, Duke University also subject of the film will participate in a Q&A moderated by David Guy Elisco, Executive Producer, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios following the 7:50 pm show on Friday, 5/17.
BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ Q&A details below:
April 19th – after the 7:10 pm show
Filmmakers Pamela B. Green (director) and Joan Simon (co-writer) with Kathy Bates, Kiernan Shipka and Catherine Hardwicke. Moderated by Evan Kleiman.
April 20th – after the 1:40 pm show
Filmmakers Pamela B. Green (director) and Joan Simon (co-writer) with Cari Beauchamp, Teri Shropshire and Patricia Riggen.
April 21st – after the 1:40 pm show
Filmmaker Jon Wilkman, film archivist Dino Everett, and film historian Anthony Slide. With David Kipen serving as moderator.
TIME STANDS STILL Q&A with star Sandor Soeth following the 7:30 pm show on Thursday, 4/25.
BARDO BLUES Q&A’s with filmmaker Marcia Kimpton after the 5:30 pm and 7:40 pm shows on Friday, 5/3; with star Natalie Sperl after the 7:40 pm show on Saturday, 5/4 and Sunday, 5/5 and with star Stephen McClintic following the 7:40 pm show Monday, 5/6 through Wednesday, 5/8.
John Bailey, the great cinematographer and the President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will introduce the 7:30 pm show of I AM CUBA on Friday, 4/12.
Theme: Human Trafficking: From Victim to Survivor
Conversation w/Panida Rzonca (Directing Attorney for the Thai Community Development Center), Director Stephanie Wang-Breal, & Jane N. Kespradit (Board Member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County)
Saturday April 13th 1:50 PM
Theme: Where do we go from here? A conversation around reentry and recidivism
Conversation w/ Elyssa Caplan (Clean Slate Staff Attorney for Bet Tzedek), & Director Stephanie Wang-Breal, & Esther Suh (Co-founder & Director of Dwelle Collaborative)
Sat April 13th 7:10 PM
Theme: The War on Sex Work
Conversation w/ Siouxsie Q (Secretary of the Adult Performer Advocacy Committee, author of Truth, Justice, and the American Whore, Creator and host of Ill Repute! and The WhoreCast) & Director Stephanie Wang-Breal, & Lauren Levitt (PhD candidate in Communication at the University of Southern California and a member of the Sex Worker?s Outreach Project – Los Angeles)
Sunday April 14th 7:10pm
Theme: Blowin? Up the Bechdel Test
Conversation w/ Melissa Verdugo (Manager of Programs at Women in Film) & Director Stephanie Wang-Breal