Newsdoc Alum Shehzah Hameed went on a journey from Australia, Europe and America to investigate the methods white supremacists rely on to appeal to their followers to subscribe to their chilling worldview.
Chiké Frankie Edozien, Clinical Associate Professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, will become the new Site Director at NYU Accra, starting in January 2020. Since joining NYU’s faculty in 2008, Professor Edozien has directed the Journalism Institute’s Accra-based ‘Reporting Africa’ program, a unique summer intensive and immersion program.
Professor Edozien is a journalist who honed his skills writing about government, health and cultural issues for a variety of publications. He was an award-winning New York Post reporter for 15 years, and its City Hall Reporter from 1999-2008 where he was the lead writer on legislative affairs. He covered crime, courts, labor issues, human services, public health and politics, reporting from around the country and abroad. He is the author of the 2017 book Lives of Great Men, a Lambda Literary Award winner. His “Shea Prince” was shortlisted for the 2018 Gerald Kraak Human Rights Award Continue reading "Prof. Chiké Frankie Edozien named next Site Director of NYU Accra"
Studio 20 graduate students investigate the vast inequities that exist in social mobility, job discrimination, housing and education in New York City through a series of opposing personal video stories.
Meet Lisa Tesoro, 60, working two jobs trying to pay her bills and A.B.S Jahangir, who came with hopes of making it in the United States from Bangladesh. He is now working 14-hours a day as a food vendor in Queens and is still struggling to feed his family. And Joyce, Noel, Rayne and many others…
In this multimedia project, the journalists explore some of the most important problems of our time: income inequality, lack of social mobility, discrimination and access to adequate and affordable housing and education.
The Great Divide is a project reported, designed and produced by the graduate students in New York University’s Studio 20 program with the help of Prof. Hilke Schellmann and web Continue reading "Studio 20 students launch the multimedia project The Great Divide"
A panel discussion about documentary distribution within a constantly evolving landscape.
Co-founder and President of Entertainment, Breaker. Her critically acclaimed production, Blue Caprice, premiered at Sundance and she was nominated for a Spirit Award for producing. She has been the driving force behind more than a dozen award-winning and theatrically released independent films.
CEO, Picture Motion. Her goal is to help independent filmmakers connect with audiences. With a background in using online platforms and connective technologies to create social change, she has worked on a range of films and non-profit campaigns.
Founder/CEO of kweliTV. The streaming network curates undiscovered and award-winning indie films, documentaries, web series and children’s programming of the global black community. She is also a radio host/producer of emPower Hour.
Don’t miss Rebecca Blandon’s doc RUN THE METER at Worker’s Unite Film Festival May 16 and NY Shorts International Film Festival June 6!
1) Workers Unite Film Festival – This night will be dedicated to taxis/driver-related films, from Uber to undocumented immigrants fighting for their driver’s licenses. Thursday, May 16, 2019
8:45 PM 9:45 PM
2) NY Shorts International Film Festival – This festival features a mix of great fiction and non-fiction films, but they actually broke some rules to feature my film in the festival despite having shown only a few weeks earlier, so please come out to this one if you can! I’ll be sending out updates on the time when I know more.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
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