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Speaking Directly -- A Conversation with Charles Mudede

Submitted by Anonymous on November 5, 2021 - 2:40pm
Charles Mudede leans over a concrete wall, with a red carpet and an Orcas Island Film Festival backdrop in the background.
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In this quarterly series, acclaimed moviemakers join Warren Etheredgein in candid conversation about the craft (and commerce) of their profession.  In three truthful talks, you'll come to know a favorite of the festival circuit, an indie stalwart, and a box office champ - how they made their marks, how they navigate their process, and how they advise you to pursue your own cinematic ambitions.  

Charles Tonderai Mudede is a Zimbabwean-born cultural critic, urbanist, filmmaker, college lecturer, and writer.  He is the Senior Staff  writer of The Sranger, a lecturer at Cornish College, and has collaborated wih the director Robinson Devor on three films, two of which, Police Beat and Zoo, premiered at Sundance, and one of which, Zoo, screened at Cannes.  In the fall of 2018, he directed his first film, Thin Skin, from a scripthe wrotes with Lindy West and Aham Oluo.  He has also written for the New York Times, Cinema Scope, Tank Magazine, LA Weekly, Next Magazine, and C Theory. 

Warren Etheredge has conducted over 3,500 interviews.  He teaches screenwriting and filmmaking at the University of Washington and Cornish College for the Arts.  He is also the Artistic Director and Co-founder of the Walla Walla Movie Crush ( 

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