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Aug 16, 2021

Bring Your Own Brigade is a gripping investigation into our landscape's hidden fire stories and on-the-ground experiences of firefighters and residents struggling through deadly fires.

We discuss this incredible documentary with Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Lucy Walker. Lucy discusses her experiences filming...

Aug 13, 2021

Not Going Quietly follows Ady Barkan, whose life is upended when he is diagnosed with ALS. Still, a confrontation with a powerful senator catapults him to national fame and ignites a once-in-a-generation political movement.

In today’s episode of Film Forward, we are joined by director Nicholas Bruckman and producer...

Aug 9, 2021

The Pine Ridge Reservation (in South Dakota) declares a State of Emergency when youth suicide rates reach the highest levels in the country. A respected female elder leads the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s suicide prevention team while mentoring a group of suicide-survivor teenagers to find their voice.


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Aug 3, 2021

Duet is the story of one fateful day in the lives of 8-year-old girls May and Shadmit, who dislike each other but learn that their lives have become oddly intertwined forever.


On this episode of Film Forward, we are joined by Duet’s writer and director, Mika Orr (former LADFF Best Director Award Winner). Mika...