Often times finding your creative truth is difficult and lonely. Innovators share how they left the road and forged their own path to creative success.
Filmmaker
Cherien Dabis is a critically acclaimed Palestinian American narrative film and television writer-director. Her feature films AMREEKA (2009) and MAY IN THE SUMMER (2013), in which she made her acting debut, both had their world premieres in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. AMREEKA went on to win the coveted FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at Cannes as well as a dozen more international awards. It was nominated for a Best Picture Gotham Award, 3 Independent Spirit Awards, including Best Picture, and was named one of the Top Ten Independent Films of the Year by the National Board of Review. more...

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