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Film Review: In “The Square,” the Revolution Will Actually Be Televised

This post is part of Benevolent Media’s ongoing coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. For more information, read “The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Fesitval.” Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim‘s riveting firsthand account of the Egyptian revolution, “The Square (Al Midan),” took home the Audience Award for World Cinema Documentary at […]

New Film Shows Girls Rising from Plight to Power

This post is part of Benevolent Media’s ongoing coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. For more information, read “The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Fesitval.” “Educate girls, change the world.” That’s the simple and powerful mission of the new documentary film and social action campaign Girl Rising, which was […]

Filmmakers Take a Stand for Social Justice

This post is part of Benevolent Media’s ongoing coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. For more information, read “The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Fesitval.” What would it take for you to put everything on the line? At the Sundance Film Festival’s Filmmaker Lodge, a panel talk called “Taking […]

Winners Announced for $200,000 Focus Forward Filmmaker Competition

CYBORG FOUNDATION | Rafel Duran Torrent from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo. This post is part of Benevolent Media’s ongoing coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. For more information, read “The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Fesitval.” Spanish director Rafel Duran Torrent took home the $100,000 Grand Jury Prize […]

Meet the Filmmaker: David France

This post is part of Benevolent Media’s ongoing coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. For more information, read “The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Fesitval.” When journalist-turned-filmmaker David France set out to make a documentary about the early days of the HIV/AIDS activist movement, he didn’t intend to start […]

The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Festival

Ah, Sundance. The premiere indie film fest, where people all over the world descend on Park City, Utah to partake in the parties, the talks, the free swag, the networking, the snow bunnies, oh yes, and the movies. This year, we are keeping our eyes peeled for films and panels that explore ways to drive […]