Take action and fall into film with Aubin! October Newsletter highlights include: ways you can help climate devastation around the globe, Chavela Vargas Film opens in theaters across the USA, while the musical soundscore comes to iTunes & Spotify, Dispatches From Clevelandintroduces new Impact Producers and upcoming screenings, a new conversation series with Aubin's board members, Art Matters Foundationand a video featuring Rujeko Hockley and Lowery Sims, introducing the The Marsha P. Johnson Institute and don't forget about freeing Ky Peterson!
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Contents include: remembering Heather Heyer and standing against racism, American Rhapsody's director wins at Sundance & with Ava DuVernay, limited edition photographs of Chavela Vargas for sale!, exciting news about our Assistant Editor, wins at OutFest, and a MAJOR film we love.
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Contents include: Highlights from friends and fans near and far who attended Frameline Film Festival where both Dispatches from Cleveland and Chavela screened, THREE new awards, exciting news about the soundtrack behind Chavela, a beautiful poster of Chavela is now available for sale, and a few incredible Films We Love!
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Contents include: Chavela screens at OUTFEST July 8th, director Q&A and reception to follow!
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Contents include: Dispatches from Cleveland wins special recognition, our beloved office assistant Ratha is moving on in new directions, our friends at the Third Wave Fund celebrate their 20th anniversary, a small slice of justice is served against the police officer who shot Tamir Rice, and we shout out Tribal Justice, a must-see documentary!
Contents include: Music Box signs on to distribute Chavela in the USA, the Aubin team celebrates Chavela at Montclair Film Festival, upcoming film festivals, some from Cleveland, Mother's Bailout Day, and more documentaries we love!
Contents include: Dispatches from Cleveland premieres at the Cleveland International Film Festival - fun photos, cool organizations, and a great time was had by all! Plus, an interview with Catherine Gund on what DFC illuminates. Chavela wins two festival awards as screenings across the globe pick up steam and where you can watch Chavela next. Don't forget to like the DFC & Chavela Facebook pages for the latest info!
Chavela will be screening in Mexico throughout March and April! The Mexican premiere will be at the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG). The film will then travel to Mexico City as part of the Ambulante Film Festival.
Contents include: Amor Puro y Duro is now Chavela, and the world premiere of Chavela is happening February 10th at the Berlinale Film Festival (6 screening times and locations inside!), and Dispatches from Cleveland has been awarded a grant from the Frameline Completion Fund!
Contents include: A Moving Body is now Dispatches from Cleveland, new ways to support Aubin through online purchases, 8 articles of recommended reading, all related to actions you can take to make your world a better place despite it all, Happy Holidays!, and go watch Hidden Figures! Plus J.Cole's Be Free!
Contents include: 20 Years of Aubin Pictures in a first-ever company reel, updates from What's On Your Plate?, Born to Fly at the News & Documentary Emmys, important resources from Aubin's Bookshelf, 2 great documentaries under Aubin's Focus on Film, 20 Years of Aubin Swag, and Lizzo!
In a new video partnership with Color of Change, Aubin Pictures asks How Can We End Police Violence? In this short video, Black voters in Cleveland came together and used their collective power to vote their Prosecutor/District Attorney out of office when he refused to hold police accountable and indict the officer who killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice. #VotingWhileBlack
Contents include: updates on our current films-in-production, Born To Fly keeps soaring in new directions, De'Niel Phipps takes home an Emmy, American Rhapsody seeks Executive and Co-Producers, "Films We Love" include Cameraperson and Indigenous solidarity against the Dakota Access Pipeline, bookshelf updates on transgender news, feminist internet, and police officer Nakia Jones, plus a brand-new funny quote-of-the-month section!
Contents include: American Rhapsody featured in Aperture Magazine, highlights from the final wrap-up of shooting A Moving Body in Cleveland, a new fiscally sponsored project, A Touch of Greatness from the 20th Anniversary Archives, more films we love and things to read, and the latest in lost fashion.
Contents include: Catherine Gund is honored by EVC, inspirational "Films We Love," making the world a better place for trans kids, preserving democracy, upcoming screenings of Born To Fly, and a single lost leopard print heel.
Contents include: exciting announcements about Born To Fly and When Democracy Works! As always, there are cool "Things We Love" happening in the media world, as well as Aubin's Bookshelf - hip hop, voting rights, and trans liberation.
Contents include: BRICFLIX: Women Behind the Lens Event, Kartemquin Films 50th Anniversary, Sofia Ashraf's social media campaign against Kodaikanal, a message from Lilly Wachowski, misperceptions and the future of Black Lives Matter, and a much missed umbrella.
Contents include: The Fixers, Lacie Green, Stiletto Newsletter & the TGI Justice Project, #OscarsSoWhite, Remembering Marshawn Mccarrel, inclusive transfeminism, Black Radicalism, swinging into Spring, and an adorable pair of rainboots in need of a new home!
Contents include: a Frameline grant awarded to Amor Puro y Duro, 100% organic school lunches, Brown is the New White, Athena Film Festival, more #BlackLivesMatter food for thought on the Aubin Bookshelf, and a full "Lost & Found" outfit.
Contents include: a surprise update from Not Just Passing Through, cool things happening in the world of media and the arts, some informative reading material related to #BlackLivesMatter, and, of course, Aubin's continued saga of "Lost & Found." We also want to give a Happy Birthday shoutout to Aubin Pictures director/producer Daresha!
Contents include: Tributes to Frida Kahlo, screening of Lime Kiln Field Day, Hope Clark taking Extreme Action around the globe, Amor Puro y Duro film shoots in NYC, and more great articles on the Black Lives Matter Movement.
Contents include: More updates on Amor Puro y Duro (Love Hard and Pure), Chavela Vargas blog updates, Born To Fly on Amazon, a warm welcome to Erica Lindegren, Queer & Trans voices inside the Black Lives Matter movement, and a joyful lost and found reunion.
Contents include: Some updates and interactive requests related to Amor Puro y Duro (Love Hard and Pure), Chavela Vargas blog, Born To Fly available on Netflix and Hulu, Aubin Pictures' "Lost & Found"!
Contents include: BORN TO FLY's London Premiere, BORN TO FLY Special Screening in DC, BORN TO FLY Posters for sale, WOYP Book Donation ideas?, and a few things we love: Out in the Night; The New Leaders of Social Justice; Who Is Dayani Cristal?; Victories for Net Neutrality.
Contents include: Coming to TV! PBS Independent Lens!, Catherine and Elizabeth discuss pain, love, and the artistic process with David Poland, Born To Fly Toronto screening (buy tickets here).
Contents include: Catherine Gund and BORN TO FLY win Audience Award at Fabulous Independent Film Festival, Catherine Gund and Elizabeth Streb discuss risk-taking and adrenaline for Creative Capital, B2F near you!