Welcome to the official website for the 2019 Annual Conference of the Art House Convergence.

Featured Speakers

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Alex Rivera

avatar for Butheina Kazim

Butheina Kazim

Cinema Akil


avatar for Samantha Abrams

Samantha Abrams

March On Washington Film Festival
Executive Director
avatar for Brian Ackerman

Brian Ackerman

Jacob Burns Film Center
Founding Programming Director
avatar for Theo Ackerson

Theo Ackerson

Row House Cinema
General Manager
avatar for Jean de St. Aubin

Jean de St. Aubin

Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Executive Director

Cameron Bailey

Toronto International Film Festival
Artistic Director
avatar for Dilcia Barrera

Dilcia Barrera

Sundance Film Festival
avatar for Beth Barrett

Beth Barrett

Artistic Director
avatar for Alan Black

Alan Black

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
avatar for Brett Bossard

Brett Bossard

Executive Director
avatar for René Bouchard

René Bouchard

Cinema Arts Centre
Director of Development
avatar for Clint Bowie

Clint Bowie

New Orleans Film Festival
Artistic Director
avatar for Caitlin Boyle

Caitlin Boyle

Film Sprout
avatar for Christian Bräuer

Christian Bräuer

Yorck Kinogruppe
Managing Director
avatar for Dan Brawley

Dan Brawley

Cucalorus Festival
Chief Instigating Officer
avatar for Linda Broker

Linda Broker

Rocky Mountain Women's Film Institute
Executive Director
avatar for Jemma Buckley

Jemma Buckley

Independent Cinema Office
Senior Partnerships Manager

Anne Chaisson

Hamptons Int'l Film Festival
Executive Director
avatar for Taylour Chang

Taylour Chang

Honolulu Museum of Art
Director, Doris Duke Theatre
avatar for Allison Coffelt

Allison Coffelt

True/False Film Fest & Ragtag Cinema
Education & Outreach Director
avatar for Evelyn Colbert

Evelyn Colbert

Montclair Film
Board President
avatar for Chris Collier

Chris Collier

Renew Theaters
Executive Director
avatar for Russ Collins

Russ Collins

Art House Convergence
Founding Director
avatar for Collette Costa

Collette Costa

Gold Town Theater
avatar for Logan Crow

Logan Crow

The Frida Cinema
Founder, Executive Director
avatar for Gina Cuomo

Gina Cuomo

Denver Film Society
Director of Operations
avatar for Ira Deutchman

Ira Deutchman

Deutchman Company Inc / Columbia University

Trevor Dillon

The Frida Cinema
avatar for Dor Dotson

Dor Dotson

Genuine Article
Marketing consultant for film fests & distributors
avatar for Andrew Douglas

Andrew Douglas

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
Director of Education
avatar for Gina Duncan

Gina Duncan

Brooklyn Academy of Music
avatar for Wesley Emblidge

Wesley Emblidge

Coolidge Corner Theatre
Marketing & Education Coordinator
avatar for Alison Emilio

Alison Emilio

ReFrame/Sundance WIF
avatar for Barak Epstein

Barak Epstein

The Texas Theatre
avatar for Sarah Escalante

Sarah Escalante

Cinetopia Film Festival
Festival Director
avatar for Sarah Fang

Sarah Fang

Honolulu Museum of Art
Program Coordinator, Doris Duke Theatre
avatar for Anna Feder

Anna Feder

Bright Lights Film Series at Emerson
Director of Programming
avatar for Bob Feinberg

Bob Feinberg

Montclair Film
Board Chair
avatar for Isabel Fondevilla

Isabel Fondevilla

Roxie Theatre
Director of Programming
avatar for Rebecca Fons

Rebecca Fons

The Iowa Theater; FilmScene
Development and Programming Director (The Iowa Theater); Programming...
avatar for Charlie Frankel

Charlie Frankel

Art House Cinema Solutions
avatar for Brittany D. Friesner

Brittany D. Friesner

Indiana University Cinema
Associate Director
avatar for Tara Furiani

Tara Furiani

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Chief People Officer
avatar for Erik Gensler

Erik Gensler

Capacity Interactive
avatar for Lindsey Gerhard

Lindsey Gerhard

Pickford Film Center
Marketing Manager
avatar for Beth Gilligan

Beth Gilligan

Coolidge Corner Theatre
Director of Development & Marketing
avatar for Deborah Girdwood

Deborah Girdwood

Walker Art Center
Moving Image Program Manager
avatar for Arnold Gorlick

Arnold Gorlick

Madison Art Cinemas
avatar for Dan Halsted

Dan Halsted

Hollywood Theatre
Head Film Programmer
avatar for Rachel Hart

Rachel Hart

Amherst Cinema
Outreach Manager
avatar for Kathryn Hecht

Kathryn Hecht

Alexander Valley Film Society
Founder/Executive Director
avatar for Louise Henderson

Louise Henderson

Windsor Park Arts Theatre & Crested Butte Film Festival
avatar for Audrey Henley

Audrey Henley

Olympia Film Society
Executive Director
avatar for Eugene Hernandez

Eugene Hernandez

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Deputy Director
avatar for Steve Herring

Steve Herring

Living Room Theaters
avatar for Lori Hile

Lori Hile

Gene Siskel Film Center
Outreach and Media Coordinator
avatar for Adam Howell

Adam Howell

Heartland Film
Director of Operations
avatar for Jana Hulvejova

Jana Hulvejova

Sales and Marketing Manager
avatar for Allison Inman

Allison Inman

Belcourt Theatre
Education and engagement director

Jonathan Jackson

Milwaukee Film
CEO, Artistic Director
avatar for Frank Jaffe

Frank Jaffe

Altered Innocence
Head of Altering
avatar for Curtis Caesar John

Curtis Caesar John

The Luminal Theater
Exec. Director
avatar for Emily Keating

Emily Keating

Jacob Burns Film Center
Director of Education
avatar for Nicholas Kemp

Nicholas Kemp

Kino Lorber
Director of Theatrical Marketing
avatar for Andrea Kennedy

Andrea Kennedy

Coolidge Corner Theatre
Science on Screen program manager
avatar for Moikgantsi Kgama

Moikgantsi Kgama

ImageNation/Soul Cinema Cafe
Founder / President

Connor Kirkwood

Hollywood Theatre
Director of Theatre Operations
avatar for Alison Kozberg

Alison Kozberg

Art House Convergence
Managing Director
avatar for Stuart Landon

Stuart Landon

Midtown Cinema
Director of Community Engagement
avatar for Kiwi Lanier

Kiwi Lanier

Sidewalk Film Festival
avatar for Judy Laster

Judy Laster

Woods Hole Film Festival
Executive Director
avatar for Hrvoje Laurenta

Hrvoje Laurenta

Zagreb Film Festival / Kino Europa
General Manager
avatar for Tim League

Tim League

Alamo Drafthouse
avatar for Lance McDaniel

Lance McDaniel

deadCenter Film
Executive Director
avatar for Lela Meadow-Conner

Lela Meadow-Conner

Film Festival Alliance
Executive Director
avatar for Brian Mendelssohn

Brian Mendelssohn

Row House Cinema
avatar for Gary Meyer

Gary Meyer

Select Dual
avatar for Tom Meyers

Tom Meyers

Barrymore Film Center
Executive Director
avatar for Suzanne Montgomery

Suzanne Montgomery

Utah Film Center
avatar for Adeline Monzier

Adeline Monzier

US Representative
avatar for Sarah Mosses

Sarah Mosses

Together Films
CEO & Founder

Stephany Murguia

Rape Recovery Center
Director of Education and Outreach
avatar for Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival
Director of Programming
avatar for Celine Adrianna Negrete

Celine Adrianna Negrete

Onyx Theatre
avatar for Cara Ogburn

Cara Ogburn

Milwaukee Film
Programming & Education Director
avatar for Joanne Parsont

Joanne Parsont

California Film Institute
Director of Education
avatar for Kevin Patterson

Kevin Patterson

Senior Account Executive
avatar for Tomas Prasek

Tomas Prasek

Founder and CEO
avatar for Madeleine Probst

Madeleine Probst

Managing Cinema Producer
avatar for Clay Pruitt

Clay Pruitt

Head of Acquisitions & Programming
avatar for Tracy Rector

Tracy Rector

Longhouse Media
Executive Director
avatar for Julia Ricci

Julia Ricci

Heartland Film
Film Programming Coordinator
avatar for Andrew Rodgers

Andrew Rodgers

Denver Film Society
Executive Director
avatar for Miguel Rodriguez

Miguel Rodriguez

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival
Founder and Director

Bird Runningwater

Sundance Institute
avatar for Patrick Shepherd

Patrick Shepherd

Cleveland International Film Festival
Associate Director

Dylan Skolnick

Cinema Arts Centre
avatar for Lex Sloan

Lex Sloan

Roxie Theater
Executive Director
avatar for Woody Smith

Woody Smith

Avenue ISR
avatar for Arin Sullivan

Arin Sullivan

SMU DataArts
Deputy Director
avatar for Brittany Sylvester

Brittany Sylvester

Granite School District- Cyprus High School
avatar for Jessica Tagg

Jessica Tagg

Indiana University Cinema
Events and Operations Dirctor
avatar for Savannah Taylor

Savannah Taylor

Indie Grits Labs, Nickelodeon Theatre
Project Manager, Designer
avatar for Denise Treco

Denise Treco

Jacob Burns Film Center
Director of Communications & Marketing
avatar for Shontina Vernon

Shontina Vernon

Visionary Justice StoryLab
Creative Director
avatar for Adam Walker

Adam Walker

Film Forum
Director of Communications
avatar for Bart Weiss

Bart Weiss

Dallas VideoFest
Artistic Director
avatar for Shay Wescott

Shay Wescott

Dairy Arts Center
avatar for Connie White

Connie White

Balcony Booking
President/Film Buyer
avatar for Orly Yadin

Orly Yadin

Vermont International Film Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Fallon Young

Fallon Young

New Orleans Film Festival
Executive Director
avatar for Zaf Yumru

Zaf Yumru

New Orleans Film Society
Marketing and Communications Manager
avatar for Isaac Zablocki

Isaac Zablocki

ReelAbilities Film Festival
Director and Founder
avatar for Vee Hua 華婷婷

Vee Hua 華婷婷

Writer, Director, Organizer