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Dec 20, 2021

"Juice WRLD: Into The Abyss" follows the meteoric rise of the late hip-hop artist. The powerful HBO documentary features archival footage of Juice WRLD performances, his artistic process, and his struggles.

Director Tommy Oliver joins us to discuss his exploration of the footage and his emotional connection to the...

Dec 13, 2021

DMX’s connection with his passionate fanbase is on full display in the riveting documentary, DMX: Don’t Try To Understand. This immersive film follows Earl “DMX” Simmons through one eventful year of his life. 


We are honored to be joined by the film’s director, Christopher Frierson, who discusses their...

Nov 29, 2021

What do Ethan Hawke, Jim Carrey, Terry Gilliam, Fritz Lang, and Robin Wright have in common? Sci-Fi premonitions!


Film Forward returns with one of our patented Gimme Three episodes. The theme for this installment is Sci-Fi Premonitions. Host Nicholas Ybarra and guest David Chiu each recommend three amazing...

Nov 22, 2021

Film Forward is thrilled to be joined by award-winning actor and author Murisa Harba. Murisa discusses her insightful and eye-opening book Acting With Energy.

In Acting With Energy, Murisa outlines her signature CHAKRA APPROACH to performance. This episode is not only a must-listen for aspiring actors but also aspiring...

Nov 15, 2021

In this episode of Film Forward, the accomplished producers Daniela Alatorre and Elena Fortes discuss their brilliant and inventive documentary, A Cop Movie.


The Netflix doc, A Cop Movie, takes us deep into the Mexican police forces with the story of Teresa and Montoya, together known as ‘the love patrol.’ In this...