The Insight Film Festival is pleased to invite you to a special screening event of award-winning short films at NYU Tisch School of Arts in New York City
Join us for a screening of six brilliant and challenging short films from different countries that in various ways explore the theme of ‘faith’. All are award winners from the Insight Film Festival. Then join in a lively Q&A discussion. Light refreshments will be provided
➤ Screening: six Insight Film Festival award-winning short films
➤ Date: Friday, December 5, 2014
➤ Time: Light refreshments from 6.00 p.m., films at 6.30 p.m., finish at 8.00 p.m.
➤ Venue: Theater 006, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
➤ Address: 721 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
➤ Map and directions: Google Maps link
➤ Tickets: Free
The six award-winning films to be shown include:
➤ ‘My Paralympic Dream’ (Bhutan, 2014), winner of the PLURAL+ Insight Award 2014: The life-enhancing story of Pema Tschering, a man whose cerebral palsy does not set limits to his ambition;
➤ ‘Admissions’ (USA, 2012), winner of the Insight / Coexist Award 2013: A compelling, innovative portrayal and discussion of religious and political conflict;
➤ ‘Dad’ (UK, 2011), winner of the Insight Young Filmmakers Award 2013: An honest, revealing look at the relationship between a father and his daughter.
The Q&A Discussion
The panel discussion will feature the following guests:
➤ Abdul-Rehman Malik: journalist, filmmaker and programme manager, Radical Middle Way
➤ John Forrest: director, Insight Film Festival
➤ Jordi Torrent: filmmaker, festival director at PLURAL+ and project manager, media & information literacy, UNAOC
➤ Dr Sheril D Antonio: associate dean, Kanbar Institute of Film & Television, NYU
➤ Yeshey Namgyal: young filmmaker from Bhutan, winner of the PLURAL+ Insight Award 2014
The discussion will be thrown open to the audience during this Q&A session.
For further details and to purchase tickets, visit the Faith in Film screening page at Eventbrite. Tickets for this special event are free.
The Insight Film Festival exists to encourage ‘faith’ to be looked at in film and creates spaces where films can be viewed and discussed.