Culture At Reggae Sundance Festival 2006 [Extra Quality]
He scored the 1998 film Slam, which starred critically acclaimed poet Saul Williams and received awards from the Cannes and Sundance festivals. In 2006, Miller received access to the vaults of the classic reggae label Trojan Records, resulting in his landmark Sanctuary Records compilation In Fine Style, DJ Spooky Presents 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records!!!
Culture at Reggae Sundance Festival 2006
Jorge L. Giovannetti teaches in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. He has been British Academy Visiting Fellow at the Caribbean Studies Centre at London Metropolitan University and held a visiting appointment at the Program in Latin American Studies, Princeton University. He is the author of Sonidos de condena: Sociabilidad, historia, y política en la música reggae de Jamaica (2001) and his articles have been published in Caribbean Studies (2002), Small Axe (2006), and Latin American & Caribbean Ethnic Studies (2006).
Since its launch in 2008, the Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival has awarded over $234,000 in cash prizes to filmmakers from around the world who share a mutual passion for Iran and its culture. "We are extremely proud of what the festival has accomplished as it enters its thirteenth year of competition," said Mark Amin, Festival Jury Chair and Vice Chairman of Farhang Foundation. "The Farhang Short Film Festival is the only global festival dedicated to Iranian short films. We are thrilled to be able to provide an accessible platform year after year to showcase the best in Iranian shorts to our global audience."
Farhang Foundation is a member-supported nonreligious, nonpolitical and nonprofit foundation established in 2008 to celebrate and promote Iranian art and culture for the benefit of the community-at-large. The foundation supports a broad range of academic and cultural activities by funding university programs, diverse cultural programs such as the celebrations of Nowruz, and Shab-e Yalda as well as musical performances, film screenings and festivals. 041b061a72