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Nov 23, 2020

We return with another installment of our famous Gimme Three episodes, this month we explore the theme “Animal Heroes.” As we approach the holiday season - we wanted to pay our respects to our non-human friends, show them some love and maybe think twice about what we put on our plates at Thanksgiving dinner. 



Nov 16, 2020

We conclude our coverage of the 2020 New Orleans Film Festival with a documentary about the rise and fall of the infamous Six Flags New Orleans. The film is Closed for Storm. The director is Jake Williams. 

Jake joins us on Film Forward to discuss his infatuation with Six Flags New Orleans and what it was like to step...

Nov 13, 2020

We are honored to be joined by Maia Lekow and Christopher King, the directors of the breathtaking documentary The Letter. 

The Letter follows Karisa who travels from Mombasa back to his rural home when he finds out that his grandmother has been accused of witchcraft. It turns out the threats and accusations aimed at his...

Nov 9, 2020

This week’s episode of Film Forward highlights the gripping short documentary Do Not Split which puts audiences right in the middle of the intense Hong Kong protests that took place in 2019. 

We are joined by the film’s director Anders Hammer as he takes us through his filmmaking process and the importance of...

Nov 2, 2020

Throughout the month of November we will be highlighting some incredible documentaries from the stacked New Orleans Film Festival. 


To kick off the month, we talk with Zandashé Brown, the festival’s programming manager & arts development coordinator. 


Zandashé and host, Nicholas Ybarra compare notes as...