The Guardian of Memory (El guardián de la memoria), by Mexican director Marcela Arteaga, will have its U.S. premiere at the 2019 Margaret Mead Film Festival.
Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival
WHERE: New Yorl City, NY, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The American Museum of Natural History's Margaret Mead Film Festival features documentary films, shorts, and other media that increase our understanding of the complexity and diversity of peoples and cultures around the world.
Inspired by anthropologist Margaret Mead's groundbreaking use of film and photography, the Mead celebrates ever-changing modes of storytelling, new technologies, and increased access to communities near and far while presenting the best in non-fiction film and hybrid works.
The 40th annual Margaret Mead Film Festival under the theme “Re:Frame,” will open this coming Friday October 13 with the US premiere of A Revolution in Four Seasons.
Kim Beamish “Tentmakers of Cairo” and Iiris Harma “Leaving Africa: A Story of Friendship and Empowerment” Win 2015 Margaret Meade Filmmaker Award
For the first time in the festival’s history, two filmmakers Kim Beamish for “Tentmakers of Cairo” and Iiris Harma for “Leaving Africa: A Story of Friendship and Empowerment” are winners of the 2015 Margaret Meade Filmmaker Award. The award honors documentary filmmakers who have made films that present a new perspective on a foreign nation or culture. A documentary filmed over three years, “Tentmakers of Cairo” tells the story of Egypt’s struggle with democracy through […]
The American Museum of Natural History will be hosting its 34th Annual from November 11–14 in New York City. The Festival will screen an outstanding selection of titles culled from more than 1,000 submissions. Films that will have U.S. premieres at the Mead Festival and feature the filmmakers in person following the screenings include Roscoe Holcomb. John Cohen uses intimate footage as well as interviews with family and community members to trace the life of […]