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THE SKIN I’M IN is one of Juror Barbara Hager’s Quick Picks for the 2013 Victoria International Film Festival. Check out all 19 staff/juror picks of the festival via the link below, and we’ll see you at the SKIN screening on Feb 2. 9:30 PM at The Vic!
Producer Lee Biolos, composer Ronit Kirchman, and I were up in Park CIty, Utah this weekend for the Park City Film Music Festival, where THE SKIN I’M IN was a finalist for BEST DOCUMENTARY SCORE. The festival featured short and feature-length films from around the globe with an emphasis on the artistry of the film composer.
THE SKIN I’M IN in had its U.S. Premiere at the 21st Annual Arizona International Film Festival and was awarded a Special Jury Prize for Best Personal Filmmaking.
THE SKIN I’M IN is one of 8 international documentaries to garner a 2012 Aloha Acolade Award from the Honolulu Film Awards. Hawaii plays a significant role in the film, as it is the place where Fox came him his darkest hour to get sober in 2005. Fox’s parents, featured in the film, are Kailua residents, and their example of support and tolerance will prove an inspiration and source of comfort for any parent who is faced with coming to terms with a child’s alternative identity or addiction issues.
Broderick Fox was one of 13 California artists awarded a 2011 Artistic Innovation Grant form the Center for Cultural Innovation for his documentary THE SKIN I’M IN. Read the flu CCI press release here.
A great writeup from Occidental College on the award can be found here: http://www.oxy.edu/news/professor-receives-artistic-innovation-grant
“One of the challenges of making autobiographical work is that I’ve been laboring in isolation on this project for close to six years now,” Fox says. “Of course you have to believe in your work and believe what you’re trying to do is innovative in order to find the energy to continue pushing forward. But having The Skin I’m In be awarded a grant for artistic innovation by a selection committee comprised of other artists is a very special sort of affirmation.”