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Distribution Advocates Presents

The Truth About Film Festivals

Season 1, Ep. 3

On this episode of Distribution Advocates Presents we examine the functions of the film festival system and interrogate whether its promises reign true. Are film festivals still havens of discovery, dealmaking, and connection for filmmakers? This episode features conversations with Kaila Hier, Amy Hobby, Jemma Desai and Abby Sun.

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