FILManthropy Festival “Open Your Eyes” : : Schedule

Date: Thursday ~ Saturday,
May 17th ~ May 19th, 2012


LOCATION:
Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Avenue
Building I
Santa Monica, California

FILManthropy Festival Times:
Thursday, May 17th, 2012
2:00 pm: Roadmap to Apartheid (98 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
3:45 pm: Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald (87 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
5:15 pm: Bonsai People: The Vision of Muhammad Yunus (82 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
6:45 pm: BREAK
7:00 pm: Writer's Boot Camp Mini-Camp. Topic: "Full Development: Tools & Tips for Independent Filmmakers - How to Ensure Your Script is Ready to Shoot" taught by Founder Jeff Gordon.
7:30 pm: Staging Hope: Acts of Peace in Northern Uganda (99 min. + 15 min. Q&A)

Friday, May 18th, 2012
2:00 pm: After The Factory (45 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
3:00 pm: SHORT FILM BLOCK:
Alagados (23 min.)
Bent Out Of Shape (11 min.)
ANEW (11 min.)
What I've Been Through is Not Who I Am (22 min.)
Q&A
4:30 pm: Unacceptable Levels (86 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
6:00 pm: Rock The Boat (53 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
7:00 pm: SHORT FILM BLOCK:
When You Find Me (29 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
Animal Rescue Corps (14 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
8:00 pm: Speaker Panel with Andy Lauer of Reel Aid, Ben Phelan of Play It Fwd, and Josh Tickell, Green Technology Strategist and Director of the FUEL and The Big Fix

Saturday, May 19th, 2012
1:30 pm: Why Should I Care (33 min. + 5min. Q&A)
2:10 pm: The Fight To Forgive (82 min. + 5 min. Q&A)
4:30 pm: BREAK
6:00 pm: Red Carpet
7:00 pm: Torch Awards Gala Event — Dinner, Drinks, Silent Auction, Award Ceremony*, and Band Performances by:

The Californian

The Midcities

Bandito Royale
Bandito Royale

*Torch Awards Statues designed by Josh Gelfand, Revolution Glass Studio