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In the Game is going global!

In the Game was selected as one of ten films to the prestigious American Film Showcase (AFS) – the United States premier film diplomacy program. The film and the director, Maria Finitzo, will be traveling to Tajikistan, India and Morocco beginning mid-December...

Maria Finitzo named to New City Chicago’s “Film 50 2016” List

Congrats to Maria Finitzo for another wonderful honor!  Once again, Finitzo has been named to New City’s “Film 50 2016” list – a list of Chicagoans shaking up the film world!   Ray Pride of New City stated: “Longtime documentarian Maria...

Those Left Behind Selected for Portland Film Festival

We are excited to announce that Those Left Behind will have a northwest premier at the Portland Film Festival!   The film will be screening on August 31 at 8pm. Get your tickets here!  http://pdxff.com/

IN THE GAME screens at Bronx Documentary Center

On June 18, the Bronx Documentary Center- located in one of the poorest communities in New York- screened IN THE GAME as part of their inaugural Sports Film Series. “In the Game” was followed by a Q+A with film subject Elizabeth skyping all the way from...

Those Left Behind selected to Big River Film Festival in Savannah

Those Left Behind has been selected to the Big River Film Festival and will be screening on Friday, July 9 at 10am at the beautiful Johnny Mercer Theater. Director Maria Finitzo will be in attendance for the Q&A session following the screening! Georgia here we...