Wendy Dent, Visiting Scholar at USC School of Cinematic Arts and Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum (2013- 2018) is happy to announce her film 'December 25' has just been selected for its Australian premiere at the prestigious Sydney Film Festival on June 10.
Wendy Dent is currently on a whirlwind East coast trip to New York, Boston and Washington D.C. for meetings about her projects, then will be attending the World Economic Forum of North Africa and the Middle East at the Dead Sea, and the World Economic Forum of East Asia in Myanmar.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS in MAY:
WORLD POLICY INSTITUTE (New York)
Wendy Dent was a discussion leader on 'The Arts-Policy Nexus' and 'Security Across Borders' at the World Policy Institute's 'Around the Table' Gala, at the Times Center, on May 2nd
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS in APRIL:
Thurs April 18: LECTURES by WENDY DENT at INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - 'No News From Harare'
Wendy Dent will present a guest-lecture, with a screening of her documentary 'No News From Harare' to IUP World News courses and at a public event co-presented by the IUP Pan-African Studies Center and the African American Cultural Center,
12:30pm- 2pm Thursday April 18th.
Monday April 22: Los Angeles
Wendy Dent will guest-speak at Australians in Film's special presentation of 'No News From Harare' at LA Film School in Hollywood, Los Angeles
Wendy Dent is honoured to announce that she has been selected as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, class of 2013.
The World Economic Forum for Young Global Leaders has published Wendy Dent's writing, envisioning a Global Media Mentor initiative, on the World Economic Forum blog;
'Hollywood, the Citizen Journalist, and a GMM initiative' by Wendy Dent
News stories about Wendy's selection as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader have been published on Yahoo News, US Economic News and other sites;
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS in MARCH:
Following speaking engagements at Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley and Columbia universities, Wendy Dent will be guest-speaking tonight at a special preview screenings and discussion of her film 'No News From Harare' at the University of Southern California;
'NO NEWS FROM HARARE' by Wendy Dent
A timely study of the denial of civil rights, freedom of the media and freedom of expression in Zimbabwe
7pm March 12 event at USC:
Co-presented by the USC School of Cinematic Arts, School of International Relations, Department of Political Sciences and International Human Rights Law Clinic
Guest Speakers: Wendy Dent, Ron Osborn (Bannerman Fellow, USC School of International Relations), and USC School of Cinematic Arts Professors Mark Harris and Dr. Michael Renov (Vice Dean of Academic Affairs)
Wendy Dent has been visiting the East Coast for meetings about her films and upcoming projects. From mid-January she will continue serving as Visiting Scholar at USC School of Cinematic Arts for the Spring semester.
Filmmaker Magazine has published Wendy Dent's article
'Networking Can Kill You';
News of Wendy Dent's IDFA premiere of 'December 25' has been published on 75 TV news sites across America, plus the San Francisco Chronicle's SF Gate, Hollywood Industry & more;
Wendy Dent's new film 'December 25' world premiered on November 15 at IDFA
(International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam),
the world's largest documentary film festival,
screening 5 times including at Amsterdam's late 19th century 3-tier Art-Deco Tuschinski Theatre.
'December 25' received acclaim from audiences, filmmakers
and film critic Mark Moorman in Het Parool, Amsterdam's largest daily newspaper, who noted it as a jewel of the program and
compared the film to a Cannes award winning film in just 60 seconds;
Australia's 'ScreenHub' mentions 'December 25' as a buzz of the fest; http://www.screenhub.com.au/news/shownewsarticleG.php?newsID=45747
The Independent, one of the world's most respected film journals, has published Wendy Dent's article on The Flat as it's headline feature story on Nov 9;
'Arnon Goldfinger opens the door to moral dilemmas in The Flat';
San Francisco Chronicle's SFGate and online news sites for TV channels in 50 states across the USA published news stories about Wendy Dent guest-speaking at Harvard and Columbia University and serving as Visiting Scholar at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, the world's top ranked film school.
See Wendy Dent's official facebook page 'Alien in Los Angeles' for further information and links to news articles.