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16 Talkbacks on the FLEFF films at Cinemapolis Virtual Cinema. 13 on Zoom and 3 in person.

FLEFF Talkbacks for Cinemapolis Films on Eventive 

Saturday March 26

10:00 a.m. ET - THE GOLDEN HARVEST (Alla Yunis, Lebanon/Palestine/Greece/UAE, 2019)
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Moderator: Dale Hudson, film and new media scholar

Speaker: Alia Yunis, director of The Golden Harvest 

 

1:00 p.m. ET -  FEAR (Ivaylo Hristov, Bulgaria, 2020)
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Moderator: Michael Richardson, film and literature scholar

Speakers: 
Dina Iordanova, film scholar
David Ost, Eastern European politics scholar
Saviana Stanescu, playwright

 

4:00 p.m. ET - BLANCO EN BLANCO/WHITE ON WHITE (Théo Court, Chile, 2020) 
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Moderator:  Jonathan Ablard,  history professor

Speakers:  
Debra Castillo, Mexican and Latin American cinema scholar
Camilo Malagon, Latin American literature and film scholar 
Enrique Gonzalez Conty, Caribbean and Latin American literature and film scholar

Sunday March 27

1:00 p.m. ET - A SON/UN FILS (Medhi Barsoui, Tunisia/France/Lebanon/Qatar,  2021)
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Speakers:  
Jeanette Jouili, Middle Eastern Studies scholar
Tony Adah, cinema studies scholar

4:00 p.m. ET - THE UNMAKING OF A COLLEGE 

IN PERSON AT CINEMAPOLIS. *Masks required*

7:00 p.m. ET -   SCREENING FROM WITHIN (Yi Cui and Thomas Lahusen, Canada/China, 2018)
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Moderator: 
Gina Marchetti, cinema studies scholar

Speakers:  
Yi Cui, co-director Screening from Within
Tina  Chen, film producer and scholar of Chinese history 
Thomas Lahusen, co-director Screening from Within

Saturday April 2

10:00 a.m. ET - OUTCRY AND WHISPER (Wen Hai, Zeng Jinyan, and Trish McAdam, Hong Kong/China, 2020 HK/CHINA)
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Moderator: Gina Marchetti, cinema studies scholar 

Speakers: 
Jinyan Zeng, co-director Outcry and Whisper
Trish McAdam, animator Outcry and Whisper
Wen Hai, co-director Outcry and Whisper
Xiao (Amanda) Ju, translator

2: 00 p.m. ET -  SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO DOROTHY COTTON, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST FROM ITHACA

IN PERSON AT CINEMAPOLIS. *Masks required*

5:00 p.m. ET - NATIONTIME (William Greaves, US, 1972) - 50th anniversary! 
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Moderator: Kenneth Clarke, Tompkins County Human Rights Commission

Speakers: 
Scott MacDonald, cinema studies scholar 
Yolanda Clarke, higher education professional and activist 

Sunday April 3

1:00 p.m. ET- DEVIL PUT COAL IN THE GROUND (Lucas Sabean and Peter Hutchison, US, 2021)
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Moderator:  Matt Holtmeier, cinema studies scholar

Speakers:
Stewart Auyash, public health professor
Anna Creadick, Appalachin studies scholar
Lucas Sabean, film director
Chelsea Wessels,  cinema studies scholar
 

4:00 p.m. ET - 33 AND COUNTING (Aisha Sultan, US, 2021)
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Speakers:  
Aisha Sultan, journalist 
Raza Rumi, journalist

Saturday April 9

12:00 p.m. ET- THE HILL WHERE LIONESSES ROAR (Luàna Bajrami, Kosovo/France/US, 2021)
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Moderator:  Andrew Utterson, screen studies professor

Speakers:  
Aida A. Hozic, politics professor 
Mat Fournier, French professor 
 

2:00 p.m. ET - NO DESIRE TO HIDE (Rikun Zhu, China/US, 2021)
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Moderator:  Zhen Zhang, screen studies scholar 

Speaker: 
Rikun Zhu, director No Desire to Hide
Harry Gu, translator

5:00 p.m. ET - WE TELL: TURF (US)
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Moderator: Reece Auguiste, filmmaker and screen studies scholar 

Speakers: 

Tony Buba, filmmaker
Carmel Curtis, archivist
Louis Massiah, filmmaker and co-programmer of WE TELL: FIFTY YEARS OF PARTICIPATORY COMMUNITY MEDIA
 

8:00 p.m. ET - ELIZABETH BISHOP AND THE ART OF LOSING (John D. Scott, Canada/US, 2021)

IN-PERSON SCREENING AND TALKBACK AT CINEMAPOLIS. *Masks required*

Speakers: 
John Scott, director Elizabeth Bishop and the Art of Losing 
Karen Rodriguez, director of photography Elizabeth Bishop and the Art of Losing
Susannah Berryman, actress Elizabeth Bishop and the Art of Losing
Robby Aceto, composer Elizabeth Bishop and the Art of Losing

Moderator:

Jen Tennant, essayist and Elizabeth Bishop fan

Sunday April 10

1:00 p.m. ET- A SONG FOR CESAR (Abel Sanchez and Andres Alegria, US, 2021)
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Moderator: Leah Shafer, film and media studies scholar

Speakers:  
Abel Sanchez, co-director A Song for Cesar
Andres Alegria, co-director A Song for Cesar