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Tuesday, January 22 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Movies So White: Decolonizing Programming

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How can the programming at art house theaters and film festivals better reflect the diverse audiences, makers, and stories in our communities? This discussion will use case studies to examine the relationship between race, ethnicity, and the many factors that impact workplace culture; it will consider filmmaker identities, representation, audience (existing or desired), and staffing (who curates and for whom?). After the panel, continue the conversation in a workshop hosted by Alliance for Action.

avatar for Jean de St. Aubin

Jean de St. Aubin

Executive Director, Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
As the Executive Director of the Gene Siskel Film Center for the past 15 years, I lead long term planning, development, audience engagement and manage a creative hard working staff of 12 full time and 12 part-time team members. I love talking about new ideas for engagement, development... Read More →
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Curtis Caesar John

Exec. Director, The Luminal Theater
I am an arts manager, advocate, and media producer operating out of Brooklyn, NYC with a specialty in discovering and bringing needed attention to the work of talented yet underserved communities of filmmakers and artists. I believe in cinema as one of the most powerful means of sharing... Read More →
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Tracy Rector

Executive Director, Longhouse Media
Indigenous and Native Media.

Tuesday January 22, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm MST
St. Moritz Zermatt Conference Center