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Prof. Kelly Anderson Wins Big Sky Award

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Announces Awards for 2010 Festival

Missoula, MT – The judges of the seventh annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival have selected this years award winning films in the four competitive categories: Best Feature, Big Sky Award, Best Short Film and Best Mini Doc (under 15 minutes). The awards were announced Thursday evening at the awards ceremony at The Loft in downtown Missoula.
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IMA Alumna Pam Sporn presents at BAM

With a Stroke of the Chaveta at BAM
Cultures of Resistance Program

Part of the BAMcinématek series The Best of the African Diaspora Film Festival

Screening: Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 7:10 PM (58 Minutes Long)

This program looks at rarely explored cultural traditions in Latin America. Features With a Stroke of the Chaveta (2007) Directed by Pam Sporn. USA/Cuba. This documentary reveals the tradition of lectores, or readers, which was an integral part of the world of Cuban cigar makers from the 1800s to the early 1900s. In Spanish with English subtitles. Shown with Solidarity in Saya: An Afro-Bolivian Music Movement (2009) Directed by Maya Jensen. Bolivia. Through music and very revealing interviews with Afro-Bolivian economist Juan Angola Maconde and others, this documentary explores the little known Afro-Bolivian population. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Pam’s interview on NY1noticias at: http://www.ny1noticias.com/13-portada-news-content/113788/en-entrevista—con-el-toque-de-la-chaveta-