Sandi DuBowski , film director, Trembling Before G-d
Date: September 21, 2003 Location: Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center
Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center
Mr. DuBowski to introduce his award-winning film and respond to Q/A following showing.
Sunday, September 21, 7pm, Templeton Student Center, Council Chamber
Director/Producer Sandi DuBowski is a filmmaker and writer whose current project Trembling Before G-d is in worldwide theatrical release to incredible audience, critical, and box office response. Named one of the 10 Best Films of 2001 by the L.A. Weekly, Trembling has been the recipient of twelve awards including The Teddy Award for Best Documentary at the Berlin Film Festival, The Mayor’s Prize for the Jewish Experience at the Jerusalem Film Festival, and The Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at OUTFEST Los Angeles. The film was nominated for the 2002 Independent Spirit Awards for the IFC/Directv Truer Than Fiction Award and the 2003 GLAAD Media Awards for Outstanding Documentary, which it went on to win.
DuBowski is now the producer of a film called In the Name of Allah, about the complex intersection of Islam with homosexuality, currently being shot in the U.S., U.K., France, and Pakistan.
Free and open to the general public. Sponsored by Chamberlin Lecture, Jewish Student Union, and Hillel.