With New York based filmmaker Alla Kovgan, we spark a conversation to find out why and how she realized CUNNINGHAM. The 2019 documentary traces American choreographer Merce Cunningham’s artistic evolution over three decades.
In Toronto, artist filmmakers Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca produced the film RISE to illuminate the creative force of a local youth-led spoken word movement known as RISE Edutainment. A subway station serves as the set where the collective’s poets, rappers, and musicians voice their experiences as first and second generation immigrants from the Caribbean and Africa.
Freelance, filmmaker Juan Botta’s inventive Instagram film series, empathizes with the challenges of living and working in Puerto Rico today.
Nashville, Tennessee, Music City, U.S.A., aims to become known as the nation’s start up capital, too. Every year since 2012, Launch Tennessee hosts the 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival to encourage new business endeavors. In 2019, Festival organizers invited Fresh Art International to curate a presentation around building the creative economy.
For a live audience gathered inside the historic Acme Seed & Feed building, we bring to the stage Nashvillian Harry Allen, boutique banker, Emily Best, Los Angeles based filmmaker and film producer, and Andrea Zieher, director of Tennessee’s near future contemporary art triennial. Our conversation reveals how the same risk taking and innovation that drive all startups fuel the most impactful creative entrepreneurship.
is a landmark project for filmmakers Ivette Lucas and Patrick Bresnan and a sign of hope for the rural South Florida community whose story they tell.