Presented by New York Women in Film and Television. Organized by Terry Lawler, Executive Director and NYWIFT Board Members Anne Hubbell and Eileen Newman.

For generations experimental filmmakers have been developing new cinematic techniques that have redefined cinema. This panel of filmmakers, curators and educators looks at how the experiments and ground-breaking new filmmaking by the avant garde have influenced and been adopted by mainstream cinema.

Speakers include Ina Archer, Independent Media Artist; Sara Driver, director and producer, whose newly restored film, You Are Not I, is playing at the New York Film Festival; Roberta Friedman, independent producer and post production supervisor; Jon Gartenberg, independent curator and President, Gartenberg Media; and MM Serra, Executive Director, Filmmakers Coop. The panel will be moderated by Drake Stutesman, Editor, Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media.

Couldn’t make it to the forum? Check out our archived livestream video below.