REACT to FILM Partners and Affiliations
The Museum of Modern Art and REACT to FILM have collaborated on numerous screening nights including Academy Award nominated and winning films such as The Invisible War, Searching for Sugar Man, The Square, and Dirty Wars. Special guest moderators have included Soledad O’Brien and Rula Jebreal.
The Museum of the Moving Image has hosted several REACT to FILM screening nights, including “How to Make Money Selling Drugs” followed by a Q&A with Adrian Grenier, and “Blood Brother” followed by a Q&A with film director Steve Hoover. The museum has also opened its doors to our students, interns, and members to expand their horizons through understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media.
SOHO House is where the REACT to FILM Screening Series was born! REACT to FILM has hosted numerous screenings at both SOHO House New York and Los Angeles including Born Into Brothels, Food Inc., Waste Land, and Hell and Back Again, among many others. Members of both organizations enjoy curated screenings in an intimate setting with the director or special guest for Q&A.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United States. At Art Basel Miami Beach 2013, LACMA and REACT to FILM partnered together to screen three short documentaries on the greatest living artists, John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha and David Hockney. The films were “This is a Film About John Baldessari” directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, “Ed Ruscha, Woody, and the World’s Hottest Pepper” directed by Lance Acord and “David Hockney In The Now” by Academy Award winning director Lucy Walker.
The French Institute Alliance Francaise has hosted several of our screening nights, including “One Day After Peace” and “Plot for Peace.” FIAF’s mission is to create and offer New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts that explore the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures. FIAF seeks to generate new ideas and promote cross cultural dialogue through partnerships and new platforms of expression.
Tribeca Film worked with REACT to FILM on the Influencer Series and College Action Network screenings for the film, “How to Make Money Selling Drugs,” produced by HBO star, Adrian Grenier.
REACT to FILM’s focus on young people and civic engagement aligns with Rock the Vote’s mission to engage and build political power for young people in our country. We are pleased to cross-promote events to encourage an active and engaged citizenry.
For two years, REACT to FILM has partnered with the Hamptons International Film Festival for the Conflict and Resolution category of documentary film. REACT to FILM has awarded Rising from Ashes (2012) and Plot for Peace (2013) with the Social Impact Award. This award is given to films and filmmakers that have the potential to make a tremendous social impact on the world. These films and filmmakers pave the way to creating change in the world. This award represents freedom from oppression, unity of humankind, and the spirit of activism.
REACT to FILM and Green Schools Alliance (GSA) share resources and encourage students to be agents of change in terms of local and global sustainability. GSA is a global network of local educational institutions, each of which is represented by Sustainability Coordinators – faculty, staff, students, administrators and others – who are working together to solve environmental and climate challenges. More than 3,000 schools (public, independent, international) in 40 countries and 43 states are GSA Member Schools.
Picture Motion is a team of social impact strategists that use the power of stories to accelerate change. REACT to FILM and Picture Motion share a common vision of inspiring people to be more active citizens through film. We most recently worked together around the educational campaign for “Fed Up,” and look forward to continued collaboration.
The 8th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival will take place March 10-16, 2016 screening films at JCC Manhattan and in 35 locations across the NY metropolitan area. ReelAbilities is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. REACT to FILM plans to partner specifically on the screening of one or more of the documentaries shown at the festival.
REACT to FILM is partnering with The Hunter College Liberty Partnership Program (HCLPP), which is a collaborative effort that provides services to high school students at risk of dropping out. HCLPP is a collaboration of post-secondary institutions, high schools, parents, community-based organizations, local governments and the business community. HCLPP provides resources to ensure that students who are at risk of dropping out will achieve academic and personal excellence, graduate from high school, and enter post-secondary education and/or the workforce as highly competent young adults.
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