Xan Aranda brings "Mormons" to Kartemquin

Director/Producer Xan Aranda is in demand. Currently in production on her debut Kartemquin film, Mormons Make Movies, her new concert documentary Andrew Bird: Fever Year was selected for world premiere at the 2011 New York Film Festival, and has screened with the Copenhagen, Denver, Chicago, St. Louis and Vancouver Film Festivals.
Xan has been working with Kartemquin since 2007 on the films Milking the Rhino and Prisoner of her PastRead about how Mormons relates her personal connection to the growth of the Mormon film industry, and why she chose to make this film at Kartemquin.
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Prisoner of Her Past in LA tonight

Prisoner of Her Past premieres in Los Angeles at 7:30pm tonight in a free, special event at the Museum of Tolerance.

The film's subject Howard Reich and producer Joanna Rudnick will be joined by special guest panelist Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Institute Foundation for a post-screening discussion with moderator Lieb Gelb, Director of the Museum of Tolerance.

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