Director BIOS: Amie Dowling and Austin Forbord (SEPARATE SENTENCES)

Director Biography – Amie Dowling, Austin Forbord Amie Dowling creates dance and theater for the stage, for film and in community settings. For the past 17 years, her work has considered the politics and representation of mass incarceration. Well Contested Sites, a collaboration Austin Forbord and Bay Area artists, some of who were previously incarcerated, won the… Continue reading Director BIOS: Amie Dowling and Austin Forbord (SEPARATE SENTENCES)

Short Film: SEPARATE SENTENCES, 15min., USA, Experimental

Incarceration is not a single or discrete event, but a dynamic process that unfolds over time and affects families for generations. Separate Sentence (2016) is a 15-minute dance/theater film that draws upon individual experiences and physical memories of a cast comprised of Bay Area artists– some of whom are fathers or sons who have experienced… Continue reading Short Film: SEPARATE SENTENCES, 15min., USA, Experimental