FILM FORWARD promotes cultural dialogue through independent documentary and narrative film, using film’s unique ability to tell stories that explore universal themes to ignite meaningful conversations. Come enjoy the films and if you wish, stay after for discussion. FILM FORWARD is an initiative of the Sundance Institute and the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Oscar Winning Twenty Feet From Stardom shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. Come enjoy the film and stay afterwards to discuss with moderator Jay Tran, (7 pm showing only) owner of Rock, Paper Records LLC. Rated PG – 13.