12th NEW MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL®
Los Angeles, California USA June 2-3, 2021
Online from anywhere in the world
Legends from the Science, Music, News & Acting community across the globe confirmed Online June 2
Los Angeles, California - New Media Film Festival®, an award-winning and innovative festival, is pleased to announce these legends from the Science, Music, News & Acting community across the globe confirmed for Online Q & A June 2, for the 12th New Media Film Festival® Opening Night Programming.
Singer/Songwriter Don McLean, celebrating 50th Anniversary of "American Pie" & 2021 World Tour, Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame and his new album.
Nobel Laureate Barry Barish, in the LIGO project, which made the first historic detection of gravitational waves from the collision of two black holes. “Top 20 Discoveries of the Decade” – National Geographic & which earned Kip Thorne, Rai Weiss & Barry Barish the Nobel Peace Prize in Physics. This documentary is made in collaboration with Caltech, M.I.T. & the LIGO Laboratory, funded by the National Science Foundation, MathWorks & Caltech.
John Strasberg (son of The Actors Studio creators) directed the Los Angeles Premiere Adam’s Apples which is A New Vision of a Classic Work. John Strasberg – actor, director, author, teacher – has created an unconventional reimagining of one of Chekhov’s greatest romantic comedies, “The Cherry Orchard.”
Al Jazeera Reporter Mahmoud Al Ken in Corona Bats a US premiere in the New Media category from Qatar. How bats act as a virus reservoir because of their unique immune system, shows how the pangolin may have acted as the intermediate host before transmitting the virus to humans. It also stresses out on the fact that bats are important for the ecological system and that exterminating bats is not a solution for the virus problem.
The moderator of Opening Night Programming Q & A (Event 2) is
CNN Journalist Deborah Zara Kobylt is an award-winning journalist best known for her work on CNN, Fox11 Los Angeles, KCAL9 News, Turner Entertainment, and Deborah Kobylt LIVE, a successful video/audio podcast.
“Stories that exemplify the power of the cinematic arts to inspire and transform” - Hero Complex
www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com events page for more info.
Since its founding in 2009, New Media Film Festival® has celebrated cutting-edge media content by providing content creators a platform to express innovative storytelling. Through the encouragement of a global community, artists around the world are able to inspire others through stories that transcend cultural boundaries.
“Watch movies shot entirely on drones, attend panels where industry experts’ riff on the future of web series and network with entrepreneurs who understand how new media is rapidly changing the film industry today.” -VG
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