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?
The International Documentary Filmfestival AmsterdamMarch 1st, 1999 | Patricia Thomson
Dozens of Dutch speed skaters with awesome quads whip by as I gently push a Yankee filmmaker and novice skater around the ice track.
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?
Arthur Dong talks about the self-distribution of his filmsMarch 1st, 1999 | Shelley Gabert
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.
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.