Firelight Media at Getting Real ’20

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Tuesday, September 29, 12pm PDT | Beyond Resilience: The Liberatory Canon

Firelight Media kicks off season two of the Beyond Resilience Series with a panel discussion at Getting Real ’20.

Wednesday, September 30, 10:45am PDT | Breakout: Independent Documentary Directors (IDD)

Firelight Media Documentary Lab alum Cecilia Aldarondo will be moderating this breakout session for IDD.

Wednesday, September 30, 12pm PDT | Breakout: Latinx

Monika Navarro, Firelight Media’s senior director of artist programs, will moderate this breakout session. This session requires an RSVP, and is open to Latinx, Afro-Latinx, Latino/a, indigenous and/or Hispanic non-fiction filmmakers, funders, and cultural workers (critics, programmers, curators) only.

Wednesday, September 30, 2pm PDT | Breakout: A-Doc

This breakout session is moderated by Firelight Media Documentary Lab alum PJ Raval. This session requires an RSVP, and is open to BIPOC-identified attendees only.

Thursday, October 1, 1:30pm PDT | Breakout: Undocumented Filmmakers Collective

Firelight Media Impact Producer Fellow Set Hernandez Rongkilyo will be moderating this session. This session requires an RSVP, and is open to Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) attendees only. It is limited to 50 participants.

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Friday, October 2, 9am PDT | The Documentary Funding Ecosystem: Building Values-Based Financial Strategies

Firelight Media Co-founder and President Marcia Smith will be featured on this panel of documentary industry leaders.

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Friday, October 2, 3pm PDT | Movements, Campaigns, & Political Power in Front of and Behind the Camera

Firelight Media Impact Producer Fellow Set Hernandez Rongkilyo and Firelight Media Documentary Lab alum Ashley O’Shay will be moderating this session.

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Saturday, October 3, 3pm PDT | Reclaiming the Power of Public Media

Monika Navarro, Firelight Media’s senior director of artist programs, and Bao Nguyen, Firelight Media Documentary Lab alum, are featured as panelists.

Saturday, October 3, 5pm PDT | Closing Night Screening: Through the Night

For the closing night of Getting Real ’20, Firelight Media Senior Vice President for Programs Loira Limbal will screen her feature documentary Through the Night, co-presented with the Camden International Film Festival.

Firelight Media is dedicated to supporting documentary filmmakers of color and cultivating audiences for their work. We’re #changingthestory.

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