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KQED: "In China Film Series, a Movie About Carrying a Dead Man Plays for Laughs and More"
by Jonathan Curiel (November 27, 2012)

Variety: "Trio of Busan Fest Pics To Get U.S. Release: Global Film Initiative nabs 'Girls,' 'Flickers.' 'Lights'"
by Elsa Keslassy (October 15, 2012)

Screen Daily: "Global Film Initiative Picks Up Busan Trio"
by Liz Shackleton (October 14, 2012)

Fandor: "A 'Useful' Guide to Uruguayan Film"
by Brian Darr (August 17, 2012)

Variety: "Sierra Leone presents first film fest"
by Christopher Vourlias (April 3, 2012)

Variety: "Global Film Initiative takes 'Mourning'"
by Elsa Kelslassy (October 20, 2011)

Screen Africa: "Global Fund Reaches Out"
by Karen Van Schalkwyk (August 2010)

Variety: "Global Film Pumps Up its Distribution"
by Gordon Cox (July 1, 2010)

Home Media Magazine: "Global Film Initiative to Distribute Global Lens DVDs"
by Billy Gil (June 29, 2010)

Hollywood Reporter: "GFI Unveils Output Unit for DVD Titles"
by Elizabeth Guider (June 29, 2010)

The Literacy Project: "The Global Film Initiative"
by Sydney Levine (April 16, 2010)

IFFR/Daily Tiger: “Sustainable Development”
by Nick Cunningham (February 2, 2010)

Cine Source: “Global Film Initiative and Ninth Street Independent Film Center”

by Soumyaa Kapil Behrens (January 9, 2010)

San Francisco Film Society: “Thinking Green”
by Ryan Prendiville (July 1, 2009)

San Francisco Chronicle: “Thinking Globally”
by Hugh Hart (October 5, 2008)

The Bowdoin Orient: “Film Initiative Opens Eyes”

by Rachel Goldman (September 26, 2008)

SF360: “Global Film Initiative: Funding the Bigger Picture”

by Robert Avila (August 2008)

movieScope Magazine: “Reinventing the Reel”

by Michael Guillen (Spring 2008)

MovieMaker Magazine Blog: “Global Film Initiative”

by Mallory Potosky (September 24, 2007)

movieScope Magazine: “Global Film Initiative: Making a Reel Difference”
by Lynn Ewbank (Fall 2006)

indieWire.com: "Filmmakers, Producers Join The Global Film Initiative Film Board"
by M.L. Liu (October 20, 2005)

Screen Daily: "Almodovar, Trier among heavyweights on GFI board"
by Jeremy Kay (October 17, 2005)

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The New York Times: "A Dream of a Lifetime, Fully Lived in Hours"
by Stephen Holden (January 16, 2013)

The New York Times: "A Deadpan Gaze at the Down and Out in China"
by Rachel Saltz (January 9, 2013)

SF Weekly: "Iraqi Filmmaker Visits San Francisco With Drama About a Hired Killer"
by Jonathan Curiel (April 3, 2012)

EDGE San Francisco: "Iraqi director Oday Rasheed brings new film to SF"
by Kevin Langson (April 3, 2012)

PopMatters: "Deadly Connections in 'My Time Will Come'"
by Sabadino Parker (April 20, 2011)

Cinema Without Borders: "Masquerades"
by Mischa Geracoulis

SF360: "Masquerades Opens Arab Film Festival"
by Rob Avila (October 14, 2010)

San Francisco Chronicle: "Director Lyès Salem inspired by U.S. comedies"
by Jonathan Curiel (October 8, 2010)

Elevate Difference: "Shirley Adams"
by Toni Francis (October 3, 2010)

Examiner.com: "Adrift aka Choi Voi (2009) the Emergence of New Passion in Hanoi"
by Pamela Alexander (October 3, 2010)

Elevate Difference: "My Tehran for Sale"
by Stephanie Sylverne (September 29, 2010)

The Monitor: “UTPA to screen prestigious foreign films”
by Zack Quaintance (September 23, 2010)

Mail & Guardian: "From KTV to Cannes"
by Siri Linn Bransoy (September 17, 2010)

PopMatters: "I Am From Titov Veles: Time, Decay, and Haunting History In Post-Yugoslavia Macedonia"
by Aaron Wee (September 14, 2010)

Spirituality & Practice: "Getting Home"
by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat (August 2010)

The Pan-American: "International Film Series to be screened at UTPA"
by Yngrid Fuentes (August 28, 2010)

Mail & Guardian: “Goodness, Mercy and Survival”
by Niren Tolsi (August 13, 2010)

Tonight: "Shirley's gift one of love"
by Zane Henry (August 13, 2010)

by Michael Guillen (August 13, 2010)

PopMatters: "The Global Lens Collection: Getting Home/Song From the Southern Seas"
By Bill Gibron (August 9, 2010)

Variety: “Dooman River”
by Jordan Mintzer (August 1, 2010)

The Witness: "Role of a Lifetime"
(July 30, 2010)

BizCommunity.Com: “Shirley Adams goes the distance”
by Zeenat Ebrahim (July 27, 2010)

Lubbock-Avalanche Journal: “Global film festival to visit Tech this weekend”
by William Kerns (July 22, 2010)

SlavFilms: “Survival was a miracle; creativity was a necessity”
by Susan Welsh (Summer 2010)

New York Q News: "Getting Past the Lock on 'Leo's Room' at QFest"
by Joseph R. Saporito (July 5, 2010)

QFest: "Leo's Room"
by Raymond Murray (June 26, 2010)

Bloodshot Eye: "The 'Gods' Must be Crazy; or, a Dose of 'Dioses': Global Lens Goes to Peru"
by John Beifuss (June 21, 2010)

Straight.com: "Shirley Adams"
by Ken Eisner (June 17, 2010)

Bloodshot Eye: "'Becloud': Mexico in Memphis"
by John Beifuss (June 11, 2010)

Tampa Movie Examiner: "Gasparilla International Film Festival Holding Strong to its Mission"
by Joe Belcastro (June 8, 2010)

The National: "Sleep Masque"
by Oliver Good (June 7, 2010)

The Brag: "Sydney Film Festival 2010 Film Review: Ordinary People"
(June 6, 2010)

Gulf News: "Masquerades: A Lyes Salem Debut Feature"
by David Tusing (June 2, 2010)

Florida International Magazine: "Summer Passport"
(June/July, 2010)

Thatched Cottage: "Wang Chao's 'Luxury Car': A Rare Look at the Reality of Post-Mao China"
(May 31, 2010)

Trade Arabia: "'Masquerades' hits Exclusive Dubai Film Circuit"
(May 30, 2010)

Bloodshot Eye: "From Serbia to Iran: The Global Lens Film Series Continues This Week with 'Ordinary People' and 'My Tehran for Sale'"
by John Beifuss (May 27, 2010)

Entertainment Focus: "Interview: Enrique Buchichio"
(May 19, 2010)

Celluloid Fun: "2010 Spanish Film Festival: Leo's Room"
(May 16, 2010)

Mission Local: "Hola Mexico Film Festival 2010 Preview"
by Noah Sanders (May 6, 2010)

HubPages: "Mpls./St. Paul International Film Festival: 'The Shaft'"
(May 6, 2010)

Spanish Film Festival: "Leo's Room"
(May 6, 2010)

Twitch: "Hola Mexico Film Festival 2010: San Francisco Lineup"
by Michael Guillen (May 5, 2010)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: "Silk Screen Film Festival Transports Moviegoers Around the Globe"
by Barbara Vancheri (May 5, 2010)

indieWire: "SFIFF 53 Day Six: Transcending Lynch, Shirley Adams, Gainsbourg, Vengeance"
by Meredith Brody (May 4, 2010)

The Village Voice: "'The Calm After the Storm: Making Sense of Lebanon's Civil War' at Walter Reade"
by Michael Atkinson (May 4, 2010)

Saveur Magazine: "Dinner Theater"
(May 1, 2010)

California Chronicle: "News in the Arts: Initiative Takes a Global Look at Cinema"
by John Beifuss (May 1, 2010)

Film Choice Log: "Luxury Car"
(April 25, 2010)

Film Ink: "A Different Take on Tehran"
by Cara Nash (April 21, 2010)

San Francisco Chronicle: "Ordinary People"
by Mick LaSalle (April 18, 2010)

D Magazine: "Today at the Dallas International Film Festival"
by Peter Simek (April 15, 2010)

Red Carpet Crash: "Vaho (Becloud)"
by Angela Jones (April 11, 2010)

Cineuropa: "Film Focus: Ordinary People"
by Fabien Lemercier (April 8, 2010)

City College News: "The 28th Annual Minneapolis and St. Paul International Film Festival Expects to Screen Over 100 Films"
by Alley Rausch (April 8, 2010)

Indie Memphis: "Global Lens Film Series Moves to the Summer with the Support of the First Tennessee Foundation"
(April 7, 2010)

France Magazine: "Sons & Images: On Screen"
(April 6, 2010)

Jing Daily: "Must-See Chinese Film Events in New York: Asia Society, Global Film Initiative"
(April 2, 2010)

Creative Loafing: "Gasparilla International Film Festival Announces 2010 Global Lens Series"
by Joe Bardi (March 30, 2010)

International Film Guide: "Closing Night at Cape Winelands"
(March 28, 2010)

Bozeman Magazine: "Global Lens 2010: International Film Festival"
(March 27, 2010)

Film Annex: "Interview with Vladimir Perisic"
(March 25, 2010)

The Plain Dealer: "'Leo's Room' is a Drama About Two Young People with Repressed Secrets"
(March 23, 2010)

Cleveland.com: "'Adrift' is a Meditative Import from Vietnam"
by John Petkovic (March 22, 2010)

Cleveland.com: "Vladimir Perisic's 'Ordinary People' Looks at the Dehumanizing Impact of War"
by John Petkovic (March 22, 2010)

Cleveland.com: "Arranged Marriage Meets its Match in Algerian Comedy 'Masquerades'"
by Julie Washington (March 21, 2010)

Miami Herald: “Leo's Room (El Cuarto de Leo)”
by Rene Rodriguez (March 4, 2010)

Miami Herald: “Ordinary People”
by Rene Rodriguez (March 4, 2010)

Columbia Spectator: “Seeing the World Through 'Global Lens' at MoMA Series”
by Zara Castany (January 24, 2010)

PopMatters: “All the Popstars Are in Beijing”
by Cynthia Fuchs (January 21, 2010)

New York Times: “Mining Frail Aspirations in Rural China”
by Jeannette Catsoulis (January 21, 2010)

New York Times: “Marriage and Mores in Rain-Soaked Hanoi”
by Stephen Holden (January 18, 2010)

Africa Is A Country: “Film, 'Shirley Adams'”
(January 15, 2010)

NYC TV: “Global Lens 2010 Premiere”
by Kela Walker (January 14, 2010)

PopMatters: “Let the Boy Sleep (Adrift)”
by Cynthia Fuchs (January 14, 2010)

This Week In New York: “Global Lens, 2010: The Shaft ”
(January 13, 2010)

This Week In New York: “Global Lens, 2010: Dioses (Gods)”
(January 13, 2010)

Tribeca Film Blog: “Masquerades and World Cinema at MoMA"
by Alexandra Roxo (January 12, 2010)

The Village Voice: “The World Is Flat at MoMA's Global Lens Festival”
by Andrew Schenker (January 12, 2010)

ArtDaily: “MoMA to Present Global Lens 2010, the Seventh Annual Touring Exhibition”
(December 31, 2009)

Twitch: “The Global Film Initiative Announces Global Lens 2010 Film Lineup”

by Michael Guillen (December 15, 2009)

Film Ink: "My Tehran for Sale"
by Annette Basile (November 17, 2009)

Cleveland Scene: “Global Lens Film Series kicks off tonight in Akron”
By Jeff Niesel (November 5, 2009)

Jackson Free Press: “What a Wonderful Film?”
By Vince Falconi (November 4, 2009)

The International: “Iranian industry thrives amidst continuing censorship”
by Sakina Shakil (October 21, 2009)

Republican American: “World-class cinema comes to Waterbury”
By Brynn Mandel (October 7, 2009)

Louisville Courier Journal: “Global Lens Series Brings 10 Foreign Films to Town”
By Larry Muhammad (October 2, 2009)

SF MoMA: “A Lens on the World”
(September 28, 2009)

Twitch: "Global Lens 2009: Latinbeat"
By Michael Guillen (September 25, 2009)

Bevard Art News: “Global Lens 2009 at Orlando Museum of Art”
(September 19, 2009)

San Francisco Chronicle: “For the Global Film Initiative, movies are the best way to promote international understanding and break down prejudices”
(September 18, 2009)

Mike The Movie Guy: “This is very cool. How often do you get the chance to see a movie from Indonesia or Morocco?”
(September 17, 2009)

Nevada Appeal: “College opens fall film series”
(September 17, 2009)

KarieSue Creations: “Global Peace Film Festival”
(September 15, 2009)

IFC Independent Eye: “Censorship trouble in Indonesia”
by Vadim Rizov (September 11, 2009)

Boise Weekly: “Make the most of the Sun Valley Film Festival and the Idaho International Film Festival”
by Jeremiah Robert Wierenga (September 9, 2009)

Orlando Sentinel: “Global Lens film festival gets going at Orlando Museum of Art”
by Elizabeth Maupin (September 9, 2009)

The Salt Lake Tribune: “On the screen, a view of the world”
by Sean P. Means (September 4, 2009)

Jackson Free Press: “The World's Window”
by Maggie Neff (September 2, 2009)

The Daily Utah Chronicle: “Films show life around the world”
by Evan Frank (August 27, 2009)

The Hollywood Reporter: "Shirley Adams- Film Review"
by Ray Bennett (August 12, 2009)

indieWire.com: “Global Lens 2009 Hits Orlando”
by Enzian Blog (July 9, 2009)

Orlando Magazine: “Beyond Borat”

by Jay Boyar and Jennifer Greenhill-Taylor (July 1, 2009)

Joe's Movie Reviews: “MSPIFF 2009: Getting Home”

by Joe Bunce (April 28, 2009)

FLIXVIEW: “An Seh/Those Three: A”

by Kent Lowry (April 22, 2009)

Vita.MN: “Song From the Southern Seas”

by Daniel Getahun (April 19, 2009)

The Lonely Spectator: “Luo Ye Gui Gen/Getting Home”

by Andrea B (April 17, 2009)

Getafilm: “300 Words About: Mutum”

(April 5, 2009)

The Daily Toreador: “Film Series Continues to Bring Cultural Understanding to Tech”

by Chrystal Grant (March 25, 2009)

La Oferta “Víctor Arregui discute su pelicula 'Cuando Me Toque a Mi'”

by Íride Aparicio (February 24, 2009)

Screen International “Song From The Southern Seas (Pesn Juzhnykh Morej)”

by Howard Feinstein (January 28, 2009)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists “Women On Film - Global Lens Filmmaker Sandra Kogut”

by Maitland McDonagh (January 26, 2009)

The Brooklyn Socialite “Las Vidas Posibles- Review by Slate”

by Slate Honey (January 21, 2009)

The New York Times “The Photograph, Pictures More Influential Than Words”

by Jeannette Catsoulis (January 21, 2009)

j.b. spins “Global Lens 2009: I am from Titov Veles”

by J. B. (January 20, 2009)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists “Women On Film - Filmmaker Teresa Prata - Jenny Halper interviews”

by Jenny Halper (January 19, 2009)

IFC.com Daily “Global Lens 2009”

by David Hudson (January 17, 2009)

This I Believe “Dear Brazil”

by Ursula (January 17, 2009)

Film In Focus “Global Lens 2009”

(January 15, 2009)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists “Women On Film - Women Director's in MoMA's 2009 Global Lens Series - Jennifer Merin comments”

by Jennifer Merin (January 15, 2009)

The New York Times “Sleepwalking Land: In Mozambique, a Road to Self-Discovery”

by Nathan Lee (January 14, 2009)

Sol “Filme portugês Terra Sonâmbula abre mostra Global Lens em Nova Iorque”

by Lusa (January 12, 2009)

The New York Times “The Week Ahead”

by Mike Hale (January 11, 2009)

Variety “Films to premiere at MoMA series”

by Sam Thielman (January 8, 2009)

indieWIRE “Bringing the Mountain to Mohammed: Global Lens Spotlights the 'Underserved'”

by Howard Feinstein (January 5, 2009)

Terra Magazine (Buenas Aires) “Museos en NY: Arte Latino es la clave para 2009”

by Pablo Calvi (December 25, 2008)

Art Daily “MoMA Presents Global Lens 2009”

(December 18, 2008) 

The Bowdoin Orient “'El Custodio' renders the mundane moving”

by Andy Bernard (December 5, 2008) 

Palm Springs Desert Sun “See Global Lens films at art museum”

by Deborah Dearth (December 4, 2008) 

SF360: “Global Lens on Link TV”

by Judy Stone (November 20, 2008) 

San Francisco Chronicle: “All For Free”

by Walter Addiego (November 7, 2008) 

San Francisco Chronicle: “The Fish Fall in Love”

by Jonathan Curiel (November 7, 2008) 

Portland Press Herald: “Bates, Brunswick cinema host global film series”

by Deirdre Fleming (October 23, 2008) 

Homer Tribune: “Films promote global understanding, tolerance”

by Katie Emerick (October 15, 2008) 

Boston Globe: “The Kite”

by Mark Griffin (October 9, 2008) 

KPBS Cinema Junkie: “Kubrador / The Bet Collector”

by Beth Accomando (September 25, 2008) 

Idaho Statesman: “Fast Five: Idaho International Film Festival must-sees”

by Dana Oland (September 23, 2008) 

San Francisco Chronicle: “Opera Jawa”

by Jonathan Curiel (September 19, 2008) 

Boston Globe: “Kept & Dreamless”

by Mark Griffin (September 4, 2008) 

San Francisco Chronicle: “The Sacred Family”

by David Wiegand (August 31, 2008) 

Clarionledger.com:“Global Lens 2008”
by Sherry Lucas (August 21, 2008)

Creative Loafing: “Fish tale: This Iranian import is a tasty entry in the Global Lens series”
by Lance Goldenberg (August 20, 2008)

Creative Loafing: “Paying the price in All For Free
by Lance Goldenberg (July 9, 2008)

The Press-Enterprise: “Free Palm Springs series stars foreign films”
(June 18, 2008)

Sedona.biz: “Bunny Chow” featured in free Summer Foreign Film Series June 12
(June 7, 2008)

Creative Loafing: “The Bet Collector scores big”
by Lance Goldenberg (June 4, 2008)

two.one.five Magazine: “Fine Dead Girls”
by Chesney Davis (May 30, 2008)

Getafilm (blog): “Global Lens 2008: Hava Aney Dey (Let the Wind Blow)”
by Daniel G. (May 22, 2008)

New Haven Advocate: “Sundance, Cannes, Connecticut?”
by Dave Bonan and Betsy Yagla (May 22, 2008)

Minnesota Public Radio: Movie Natters: The effort behind “Global Lens”
with Euan Kerr (May 9, 2008)

Studio 10: “Global Lens 2008”
(Spring 2008)

Walker Art Center Blog: “Global Lens 08: Come and Get It!”
by Rob Nelson (May 7, 2008)

Shared Darkness: “Fine Dead Girls”
(May 1, 2008)

DVD Talk Review: “Dam Street”
by Jamie S. Rich (April 18, 2008)

Press Release: “Walker Art Center Presents Global Lens 2008”
by Rachel Joyce (April 11, 2008)

Reelingreview.com: “Opera Jawa”
by Laura Clifford and Robin Clifford

Northwest Asian Weekly: “Opera Jawa: Fabulous and Rich in Metaphor”
by N.P. Thompson (March 29, 2008)

IFC Film News: “Kilometre Zero,” “Lubitsch Musicals”
by Michael Atkinson (March 4, 2008)

Studio 10: “Gasparilla Film Festival”
(Winter 2008)

The New York Times: “Unrest, a Love Triangle and Swinging Hips ”
by Jeannette Catsoulis (January 16, 2008)

The Village Voice: “Opera Jawa: The Indonesian Morality Muscial of the Year ”
by Nathan Lee (January 15, 2008)

Asian Journal Online: “Filipino Film “Kubrador” Headlines Global Film Festival in New York”
by Miko Santos (January 9, 2008)

The New York Sun: “MoMA Brings a World of Movies to the City ”
by Bruce Bennett (January 9, 2008)

The Village Voice: “Tracking Shots: The Bet Collector”
by Aaron Hillis (January 8, 2008)

The Boston Globe: “A Wonderful Night in Split”
by Mark Griffin (December 30, 2007)

The San Francisco Examiner: “Program brings international films to Bay Area theaters ”
by Janos Gereben (November 2, 2007)

Bay Area Reporter: “Wordly Cinema ”
by David Lamble (November 1, 2007)

Asian Educational Media Service: “Buffalo Boy”
by Jack D. Harris (Fall 2007)

indieWire.com: “Ten Titles Mark Global Film Initiative's '08 Roster ”
by Brian Brooks (August 8, 2007)

Release Print: “The Hidden Half: Images of Women in Middle Eastern Cinema”
by Cathleen Rountree (July/August 2007)

Beyond Hollywood: "Getting Home"
by James Mudge (July 21, 2007)

ScreenAfrica.com: “Bunny Chow acquired for US and Canadian distribution”
(June 18, 2007)

San Francisco Film Society: “The 2007 State of Cinema Address”
by Peter Sellars (April 29, 2007)

Walker Art Center Blog: “Dean Otto Talks Global Lens”
by Kathie Smith (April 12, 2007)

Variety: “On Each Side”
by Ronnie Scheib (March 13, 2007)

Variety: "Getting Home"
by Derek Elley (February 12, 2007)

The New York Times: “Rejected by Society, a Woman Struggles to Carry On”
by Manohla Dargis (January 17, 2007)

The Evening Class: “ GLOBAL LENS— Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures
by Michael Guillen (October 2, 2006)

The San Francisco Chronicle: “World Views”
by Reyhan Harmanci (September 21, 2006)

SF 360: "Global Lens"
by Michael Fox (September 21, 2006)

The Evening Class: “Interview with Susan Weeks Coulter”
by Michael Guillen (September 20, 2006)

The East Bay Express: “The Girl Can't Help It”
by Kelly Vance (September 13, 2006)

Bay Area Reporter: “An Eye on the Whole Wide World”
by David Lamble (September 7, 2006)

The Salt Lake Tribune: “Savor Films with and International Flavor at Global Lens 2006”
by Sean P Means (September 1, 2006)

Twitch: "Global Lens 2006 — Sheng Si Je (Stolen Life)"
by Michael Guillen (August 9, 2006)

Entertainment Insiders: “Li Shaohong Goes ‘Global’”
by Janos Gereben (August 8, 2006)

Screen Magazine: “World View: Cinema/Chicago and the Global Film Initaitive Present Global Lens 2006 Film Series”
(May 16, 2006)

The New York Times: "This Could Be the Beginning of a Brazilian Friendship"
by Manohla Dargis (February 9, 2006)

The New York Times: "Building a Country on Corpses"
by Jannette Catsoulis (February 3, 2006)

Vashon Beachcomber: “Global Lens”
by Eric Horsting (January 11, 2006)

International Examiner: “Think Globally, Act Locally: Global Lens Film Series Begins in Seattle”
by Karyn Kubo Lamborn (January 4, 2006)

Screen Daily: “Global Film Initiative names 8 features in US touring series”
by Jeremy Kay (November 15, 2005)

The Minnesota Daily: “‘Global Lens’ Brings Cultures Into Focus”
by Don M. Burrows (September 15, 2005)

The New York Times: "Friendship as a Frail Bridge Across the Chasm of Class"
by Stephen Holden (July 1, 2005)

Westword: "Flick Pick: Lili’s Apron & Hollow City"
by Bill Gallo (May 12, 2005)

MovieMaker Magazine: “Full Exposure: MoMA and the Global Film Initiative build new cross-country screening series”
by Esther Lam (Spring 2005)

Sarasota Weekly Planet: “Going Global”
by Lance Goldenberg (March 16, 2005)

The New Times: “On a Journey to Adulthood, Accompanied by Buffaloes”
by Manohla Dargis (March 11, 2005)

The New York Times: “A Tale of Connections, Tiny Ones Made and Far Greater Ones Lost Forever”
by Manohla Dargis (March 3, 2005)

New York Village Voice: “Traveling Film Festival Brings Third–World Movies to U.S.”
by Denis Lim (March 1, 2005)

Seattle Post–Intelligencer: "Cinematic Gems From Cultures Far, Far Away"
by Sean Axmaker (January 7, 2005)

indieWire.com: "Global Film Unveils 2005 Film Series Slate"
by Brian Brooks (September 27, 2004)

Variety.com: "'Whisky', 'Buffalo' among GFI Int'l Fare"
by Gabrielle Mitchell-Marell (September 7, 2004)

La Opinion: "Cine en Balance"
by Victoria Infante (May 29, 2004)

The New York Times: "With Servs and Muslims in the Muddle of Bosnia"
by Elvis Mitchell (March 27, 2004)

indieWire.com: "Global Film Inititiave Gets New Directors/New Films Selection 'Fuse'"
by Eugene Hernandez (March 23, 2004)

Variety.com: "Global Lights 'Fuse' Rights"
by Lily Oei (March 22, 2004)

"San Francisco Chronicle" newspaper: "World's unkown films come into focus under Global Lens"
by Jonathan Curiel ( January 29, 2004)

indieWire.com: "GFI Sets Plans for 12 City Global Lens U.S. Tour"
by Ali gitlow (October 28, 2003)

Variety.com: "Developing countries get pix forum in U.S.Series includes contributions from Tajikistan, Brazil, Iran"
by Gabrielle Mitchell-Marell (October 23, 2003)

Screen Daily: "US non-profit Global outlines international film series"
by Jeremy Kay (October 22, 2003)

indieWire.com: "MoMA and Global Film Initiative Launch New Series for International Films"
by Eugene Hernandez (August 26, 2003)

Variety.com: "MoMA, GFI Focus 'Lens'"
by Lily Oei (August 25, 2004)

Variety.com: "Global Film Initiative snaps up fest faves"
by David Rooney (June 10, 2003)

Variety.com: "Global Initiative will promote film in developing countries"
by Breanne Grady (January 26, 2003)

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"A Year Without Summer"
by Darcy Paquet (October 10, 2010)

Screen Africa: "Global Fund Reaches Out"
by Karen Van Schalkwyk (August 2010)

Hurriyet Daily News: "Turkish, Greek Artists Collaborate to Create Film on Cyprus"
(July 4, 2010)

India West: "National Award-Winning Filmmaker Wins Grant in SF"
by Lisa Tsering (April 9, 2010)

indieWire.com: "Global Film Initiative Awards Production Funding to Directors"
by Nigel M. Smith (April 1, 2010)

Screen Daily: “GFI announces winter grant recipients”
by Jeremy Kay (September 28, 2009)

San Francisco Chronicle: “Industry Buzz: Grants await filmmakers”
by Hugh Hart (May 10, 2009)

movieScope Magazine Online: “Seven Film Projects Awarded By The Global Film Initiative ”
(December 21, 2007)

Twitch: “The Global Film Initiative—Awards Granted to Six Promising Projects”
by Michael Guillen (June 8, 2007)

Screen Daily: “GFI announces six summer grant cycle recipients ”
by Jeremy Kay (September 28, 2008)

indieWire.com: “Global Film Initiative Announces Spring Grant Recipients”
by Brian Brooks (May 10, 2006)

indieWire.com: “Global Film Picks 9 for Spring ‘05 Funding”
by Eugene Hernandez (May 31, 2005)

indieWire.com: "The Global film Initiative Names Three Recipients for Completion Funds"
by Brian Brooks (December 15, 2003)

Variety.com: "Fund Selects Pic Trio"
by Patricia Saperstein ( December 14, 2003)

indieWire.com: "Companies Unveil Plans at Cannes Marche"
by Eugene Hernandez (May 19, 2003)

indieWire.com: "Dunces" in Nantucket, Global Film Initiative's New Grants, Production and Distribution Deals & Much More
by Wendy Mitchell

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The Literacy Project: "The Global Film Initiative"
by Sydney Levine (April 16, 2010)

Getafilm: “Global Film Initiative 'Wing It!' Contest”

(May 4, 2009)

Ourspace Movieblog: “For filmmakers: Be a Tour Guide film contest”
by Michael Fishman (April 19, 2009)

The Evening Class: “ GLOBAL LENS—Winners of the Global Film Initiative’s Bay Area Creative Writing Competition”
by Michael Guillen (November 9, 2006)

Twitch: “ GLOBAL LENS—Winners of the Global Film Initiative’s Bay Area Creative Writing Competition”
by Michael Guillen (November 9, 2006)

University of Wisconsin: "UW-Madison Hosts World Cinema Day for High School Students"
(March 22, 2004)

indieWire.com: “Global Film Sets Initial Education and Distribution
by Eugene Hernandez (June 11, 2003)

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