welcome reception open to the public will take place the evening before at the Madison Club at 7pm and features award-winning filmmaker Alex Miranda Cruz. From his humble beginnings in the impoverished streets of the San Fernando Valley in California to writing and directing national ads, Alex will share his journey to building a legacy by reconnecting with a past long suppressed by centuries of colonization.
Alex Miranda Cruz, an award-winning filmmaker and co-founder of Bravebird, a Madison-based, filmmaking company, was scheduled to be at Threshold in March with a much-anticipated evening debuting a presentation and conversation about Cinema Dignité.Read More
The pandemic has forced much of the film industry to suspend production, but Alex Miranda Cruz and Noel Miranda have been undeterred in their creative pursuits. Their Middleton-based company, Bravebird, is currently in the midst of a safe, socially distanced autumnal shoot of its first narrative feature film, Trace The Line. Inspired by the mid-twentieth century photojournalism of Gordon Parks and the recent films of Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk), the film is a poetic exploration of the internal and social chaos of 2020.Read More