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  1. Crossover Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 1, 2012

    Directed by Tina Mabry the film will be available to stream for free at and simultaneously on An online social screening of the short will take place here this Friday, May 4 at 11am PT / 2pm ET. In a future where schools are segregated by economic status, a struggling mother must decide whether to sell her own organs to give her

  2. A FUTURESTATES Double Header: Watch Charlie 13 and Gunny

    April 25, 2012

    The FUTURESTATES shorts will be streamed live through ITVS’s new social video player starting on Thursday, April 26 at 5pm PT / 8pm ET with a screening of Charlie 13 followed by Gunny. Filmmakers Michael McMillian (Charlie 13) and Patrick Stettner (Gunny) will be chatting live to discuss their film and take your questions.Live Social Screening of Charlie

  3. Muslim Stories Marinate Hawaiian Style

    April 25, 2012

    Filmmaker Justin Mashouf was one of six filmmakers invited to the Diverse Muslim Voices Exchange, hosted by the Doris Duke Foundation of Islamic Arts and ITVS. He offered BTB this roundup of the Exchange, held April 3-5, 2012 in Hawaii. Collaboration is the best teacher and earlier this month, my classroom was a recreated 17th century Mughal garden

  4. Charlie 13 Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    April 24, 2012

    Directed by Michael McMillain the film will be available to stream for free at and simultaneously on  On the eve of his 13th birthday, will Charlie Tuttle submit to a government-mandated tracking implant, or answer a more dangerous call to adventure? Learn more about Charlie 13 from filmmaker Michael McMillain in a recently

  5. Gunny Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    April 17, 2012

    Directed by Patrick Stettner the film will be available to stream for free at and simultaneously on  A young female soldier returns home after a traumatic tour of duty, taking a new medication that can selectively erase memories. Learn more about Gunny from filmmaker Patrick Stettner in a recently conducted Skype interview,