The Global Film Initiative is a U.S.-based international arts organization specializing in the support of independent film from Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Founded in 2002 to promote cross-cultural understanding through the language of cinema, the Initiative awards numerous grants to deserving filmmakers from around the world each year, and supports a touring film series entitled Global Lens. Below is an exciting list of films, theater releases, DVD announcements, news, and how to watch the new lineup for Global Lens 2012.
Filmmaker Mohamed Mouftakir's debut feature, an eerie, David Lynch-like mind-twister—and winner of FESPACO’s highest honor, the Golden Stallion award—is now available for booking in festivals or theaters, along with nine other award-winning and critically acclaimed films from the new Global Lens 2012 series, Read ... [more]
Global Lens DVD sets by region and subject are now available exclusively for university, college and high school libraries! From Africa and Asia to Women's Studies, Religion & Culture and more! Click here to download the catalogue.
Programmers and curators–watch the entire Global Lens 2012 lineup on Festival Scope and book now!
The Global Film Initiative is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. All proceeds from the Global Lens film series support international filmmaker grants, educational programming and resources, touring film exhibitions and other philanthropic initiatives and programs sponsored by the Global Film Initiative.