The Southwest Center Film Series brings together regional filmmakers, collaborators, and co-conspirators for discussions on identity, creativity, and activism.
Stephanie Salyer + Maverick Knox
Stephanie and Maverick discuss collaborating on film projects for their Masters program and navigating expectations of their stories based on their perceived identities rather than their lived experiences.
Yousef Kazemi + Sara Cunningham
Yousef and Sara discuss the importance of telling your story and their individual journeys with the LGBTQ+ community that lead to Free Mom Hugs and Yousef's short film, The Stand-In.
Laron Marquez Chapman + Rev. T. Sheri Amore Dickerson
Laron and Sheri discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, why representation matters, and Laron's timely feature film, You People.