Good Pitch New York 2012

Thu 24 May 2012

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Nearly 300 people passed through the doors of the Ford Foundation on May 24th 2012 for a day of remarkable pitching and collaborating.

Films

  • Dancing in Jaffa

    Dancing in Jaffa follows the journey of internationally renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine as he returns to his birthplace, Jaffa, to fulfill his lifelong dream of teaching Jewish and Palestinian Israeli children to dance together.

  • ESCAPE FIRE

    ESCAPE FIRE tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: how can we save our badly broken healthcare system? The film follows dramatic human stories as well as compelling leaders fighting to transform healthcare at the highest levels of medicine, industry, government, and the military. It's about finding a way out, about saving the health of a nation.

  • The Genius of Marian

    The Genius of Marian follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Her son, the filmmaker, works with her as she attempts to write a book that tributes her mother, the renowned artist Marian Steele. As Pam's family comes together to support her, they must also prepare for the new reality that Alzheimer's disease brings.

  • The House I Live In

    Filmed in more than twenty states, The House I Live In tells the stories of individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs.

  • The New Black

    A documentary that uncovers the complicated and often combative histories of the African-American and LGBT civil rights movements.

  • The State of Arizona

    The volatile themes of immigration and race sear through this riveting story as it follows the trajectory of the most controversial immigration law the US has seen in generations.

  • The Supreme Price

    The Supreme Price traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Following the annulment of her father's victory in Nigeria's Presidential Election and her mother's assassination by agents of the military dictatorship, Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy capable of serving Nigeria's most marginalized population: women. Produced and Directed by Joanna Lipper

Location

The Ford Foundation

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