IFP ANNOUNCES 31st ANNUAL INDEPENDENT FILM WEEK LINE UP
The IFP has announced its line up for the 31st annual Independent Film Week, taking place in NYC Sept. 19-24. In a release the organization has also announced the expansion of its strategic relationship with the Sundance Institute; and new partnerships with B-Side, the four-year-old tech company which runs websites that handle ticketing and mine audience response data for 250-plus fests in North America, and The Good Pitch, a forum produced by Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation which brings together inspiring social-purpose film projects and a group of expert participants from charities, foundations, brands, government and media to form powerful alliances around groundbreaking films.
Out of the 116 projects invited, some of the highlights are: Earth Camp One, a documentary directed by Jennie Livingston (Paris Is Burning); Hungry In America, a documentary directed by Kristi Jacobson (Toots) and Lori Silverbush (On The Outs) and executive produced by Julie Goldman, Ryan Harrington, Tom Colicchio and Mario Batali; and Cockeyed, written by Ryan Knighton (adapted from his acclaimed memoir), directed by Academy Award® winning actress Jodie Foster (The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs), produced by Susan Cartsonis (Exec. Producer, No Reservations) and Jody Hotchkiss.
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