March 1999

First Run/Icarus Films


What is First Run/Icarus?
First Run/Icarus Films is one of the leading distributors of documentary film and video in the U.S. and Canada.

What is First Run/Icarus’ relationship to other arms of First Run?

EURO DOLLARS IN DEMAND:

The International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam


Dozens of Dutch speed skaters with awesome quads whip by as I gently push a Yankee filmmaker and novice skater around the ice track.

The National Asian American Telecommunications Association


When was NAATA created?
NAATA was created in 1980. In 1982, it secured funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to present Asian Pacific American programming to the PBS system.

What is its on-going relationship to CPB?

IT'S A DONG DEAL

Arthur Dong talks about the self-distribution of his films


After three ver the course of an auspicious career, documentary filmmaker Arthur Dong has created an extraordinary body of work, including the Academy Award-nominated Sewing Woman (1982), Forbidden City, U.S.A. (1989), the Peabody Award-winning Coming Out Under Fire (1994), and Out Rage ’69, a program in the ITVS series The Question of Equality.

ST. CLAIR BOURNE: Bourne to be Wild


Over the past 30 years, St. Clair Bourne has amassed a substantial body of work about strong and controversial black artists and leaders: LeRoi Jones, Langston Hughes, Spike Lee, and John Henrick Clarke, among others. Most recently he's set his sights on the singer, actor, and activist Paul Robeson and former Black Panther Stokely Carmichael.

Distributor FAQ: First Run/Icarus Films, Inc


What is First Run/Icarus?
First Run/Icarus Films is one of the leading distributors of documentary film and video in the U.S. and Canada.

What is First Run/Icarus’ relationship to other arms of First Run?

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