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Documentaries “How to Change the World” and “(T)error” have won this year’s Candescent Award at the Sundance Film Festival.
The grant is awarded by Candescent Films in partnership with the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program. Created by Lilly Hartley, the award goes to “powerful social-issue films” that premiere at the festival and have been supported during production by the Dfp.
“How to Change the World,” from Day One Film and directed by Jerry Rothwell, centers on the eclectic group of young pioneers who founded Greenpeace organization and defined the modern green movement.
“(T)error” is directed by Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe and exec produced by Eugene Jarecki. It marks the first time that filmmakers have had access to an active counterterrorism sting, documenting the action as it unfolds on the ground.
Candescent Films supports documentaries that illuminate social issues through character-driven stories. Past projects include »
- Dave McNary
Danny Glover is one of America’s most beloved actors, but few know about his equally impressive accomplishments as a producer. He’s served as executive producer on multiple films to help see them through to completion, and with Joslyn Barnes he created his own company, Louverture Films, in order to give voice to underrepresented filmmakers. Their first project, Abderrahmane Sissako’s award-winning 2006 Bamako, was followed by an incredibly rich slate of films, including Tia Lessin and Carl Deal’s Trouble the Water, Eugene Jarecki’s The House I Live In, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Palme d’Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. They recently released […] »
- Ariston Anderson
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