Truth Be Told Film Festival 2017 – SCHEDULE

Three evenings of original documentary shorts Tuesday, May 23 through Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011 http://www.truthbetoldfilmfestival.com The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies is proud

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Truth Be Told Film Festival 2017 – SCHEDULE

Three evenings of original documentary shorts Tuesday, May 23 through Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011 http://www.truthbetoldfilmfestival.com The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies is proud

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Meet The Doc Studies Class of 2017

Introducing The New School’s Documentary Studies Class of 2017. The class has been busy whizzing through their first semester at The New School’s Documentary Studies Program at the heart of New York City. Meet the class who are each presently working on a thesis film project for spring 2017:

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Meet The Doc Studies Class of 2017

Introducing The New School’s Documentary Studies Class of 2017. The class has been busy whizzing through their first semester at The New School’s Documentary Studies Program at the heart of New York City. Meet the class who are each presently working on a thesis film project for spring 2017:

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Alum Päivi Kankaro and her new company CraftJam

Päivi Kankaro is a Finnish graduate of the Doc Studies program, class of 2015.  Since graduation, she has been working as a video producer and project manager at Kollabora, a DIY fashion startup.  In February, with her friend Nora Abousteit,

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Alum Päivi Kankaro and her new company CraftJam

Päivi Kankaro is a Finnish graduate of the Doc Studies program, class of 2015.  Since graduation, she has been working as a video producer and project manager at Kollabora, a DIY fashion startup.  In February, with her friend Nora Abousteit,

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Class 2015 Film Excerpts

  Rêve Party by Justine Bo Rêve Party is a journey through the dreamlife of 9-year-old Goran and his little brother River. Thanks to their imaginary time-travelling machine, they escape their single mother’s modest Brooklyn apartment, and transform daily life into

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Class 2015 Film Excerpts

  Rêve Party by Justine Bo Rêve Party is a journey through the dreamlife of 9-year-old Goran and his little brother River. Thanks to their imaginary time-travelling machine, they escape their single mother’s modest Brooklyn apartment, and transform daily life into

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Doc Talk with Sam Green

  “There is a middle ground in the documentary terrain: taking two (contrasting) impulses – the rigorously journalistic and the lyrically experimental  – and bringing them together.” The Weather Underground, directed by Sam Green and Bill Siegel, is a sensitive

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Doc Talk with Sam Green

  “There is a middle ground in the documentary terrain: taking two (contrasting) impulses – the rigorously journalistic and the lyrically experimental  – and bringing them together.” The Weather Underground, directed by Sam Green and Bill Siegel, is a sensitive

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Doc Studies filmmakers at DOC/NYC 2015

Films by five Doc Studies alums and one Media Studies grad have been selected for this year’s DOC/NYC. Congratulations — Naiara Eizaguirre, Nathan Reich, Maya Mumma, Eric Rockey, Yael Bridge & Heidi Gelover. LEFT ON PURPOSE (FEATURE) NOV. 13, 9.30PM & NOV.

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Doc Studies filmmakers at DOC/NYC 2015

Films by five Doc Studies alums and one Media Studies grad have been selected for this year’s DOC/NYC. Congratulations — Naiara Eizaguirre, Nathan Reich, Maya Mumma, Eric Rockey, Yael Bridge & Heidi Gelover. LEFT ON PURPOSE (FEATURE) NOV. 13, 9.30PM & NOV.

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Class of 2016

The Class of 2016 is currently in production. Each student is working on a short documentary, while also crewing on shoots for fellow classmates. Their fourteen documentary shorts will screen at the annual Truth Be Told public film festival in May

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Class of 2016

The Class of 2016 is currently in production. Each student is working on a short documentary, while also crewing on shoots for fellow classmates. Their fourteen documentary shorts will screen at the annual Truth Be Told public film festival in May

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Truth Be Told Documentary Festival 2015

Three Evenings of Original Doc Shorts  May 26-28 at 7:00 p.m.  The Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, 10011 The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies is proud to present its ninth annual festival of original short films made by the students

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Truth Be Told Documentary Festival 2015

Three Evenings of Original Doc Shorts  May 26-28 at 7:00 p.m.  The Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, 10011 The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies is proud to present its ninth annual festival of original short films made by the students

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New York Times features Doc Studies graduate Ivana Todorovic, April 8, 2015

Ivana Todorovic, a Doc Studies graduate and activist documentarian now working in Belgrade, Serbia, is featured in the New York Times alongside her film, ‘A Harlem Mother’, made during her year in the Doc Studies certificate program. Ivana is also

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New York Times features Doc Studies graduate Ivana Todorovic, April 8, 2015

Ivana Todorovic, a Doc Studies graduate and activist documentarian now working in Belgrade, Serbia, is featured in the New York Times alongside her film, ‘A Harlem Mother’, made during her year in the Doc Studies certificate program. Ivana is also

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Doc Talk with Peter Hutton

“Cinema has become such a commodified form of information and entertainment that it’s morphed into something that disengages the viewer from their visual discipline and the fact that you can find pleasure in just looking at something. I’m doing something

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Doc Talk with Peter Hutton

“Cinema has become such a commodified form of information and entertainment that it’s morphed into something that disengages the viewer from their visual discipline and the fact that you can find pleasure in just looking at something. I’m doing something

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Stellar Week for New School Documentarians

Two graduates, Erin Davis from Doc Studies, and Mark Nickolas from the MA in Media Studies, will screen work in major festivals this week.  A third, Doc Studies alum Ivana Todorovic, will be featured with her doc ‘A Harlem Mother’

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Stellar Week for New School Documentarians

Two graduates, Erin Davis from Doc Studies, and Mark Nickolas from the MA in Media Studies, will screen work in major festivals this week.  A third, Doc Studies alum Ivana Todorovic, will be featured with her doc ‘A Harlem Mother’

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Student Reel 2014

Student work from the class of 2014 The Times by Sarah Secunda The Chronicles of Chicava by Arati Menon Carroll Ask Me Why by Andreas Grynderup Hang Up by Hugo Massa Staging Realities by Daniela Valero Love at Dawn by

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Student Reel 2014

Student work from the class of 2014 The Times by Sarah Secunda The Chronicles of Chicava by Arati Menon Carroll Ask Me Why by Andreas Grynderup Hang Up by Hugo Massa Staging Realities by Daniela Valero Love at Dawn by

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Class of 2015

The Class of 2015 is currently in production. Each student is working on a short documentary, while also crewing on shoots for fellow classmates.  Their twelve documentary shorts will screen at the annual Truth Be Told public film festival in

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Class of 2015

The Class of 2015 is currently in production. Each student is working on a short documentary, while also crewing on shoots for fellow classmates.  Their twelve documentary shorts will screen at the annual Truth Be Told public film festival in

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Doc Studies featured in IDA magazine ‘Documentary’

Doc Studies was profiled in the summer 2014 issue of ‘Documentary‘, the International Documentary Association’s (IDA) magazine. Interview with Doc Studies program director Deanna Kamiel. http://www.documentary.org/magazine/profile-documentary-media-studies-graduate-certificate-program-new-school

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Doc Studies featured in IDA magazine ‘Documentary’

Doc Studies was profiled in the summer 2014 issue of ‘Documentary‘, the International Documentary Association’s (IDA) magazine. Interview with Doc Studies program director Deanna Kamiel. http://www.documentary.org/magazine/profile-documentary-media-studies-graduate-certificate-program-new-school

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TRUTH BE TOLD: 2014 DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

Three evenings of original doc shorts May 27 – 29 at 7 pm The Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street  School of Media Studies The New School The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies is proud to present its eighth annual festival

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TRUTH BE TOLD: 2014 DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

Three evenings of original doc shorts May 27 – 29 at 7 pm The Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street  School of Media Studies The New School The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies is proud to present its eighth annual festival

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The Last Slam, a film by Nora Gross. Excerpt.

This film portrait follows 19-year-old David Fasanya, an accomplished performance poet, as he ages out of his teen poetry organization and navigates the uncertain terrain between adolescence and adulthood.        

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The Last Slam, a film by Nora Gross. Excerpt.

This film portrait follows 19-year-old David Fasanya, an accomplished performance poet, as he ages out of his teen poetry organization and navigates the uncertain terrain between adolescence and adulthood.        

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I Want to Open Eyeballs, a film by Sam Allen. Excerpt.

5 Pointz, Queens is the grandest cathedral ever built to hip hop — an internationally celebrated graffiti center, recently erased by city rezoning and property development.

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I Want to Open Eyeballs, a film by Sam Allen. Excerpt.

5 Pointz, Queens is the grandest cathedral ever built to hip hop — an internationally celebrated graffiti center, recently erased by city rezoning and property development.

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Nina Davenport — First Comes Love

November 11, 2013 Nina Davenport, a documentarian whose career has largely been devoted to autobiographical filmmaking, made her most recent film First Comes Love on her decision to have a baby on her own in her early forties.  Broadcast by HBO last July, First

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Nina Davenport — First Comes Love

November 11, 2013 Nina Davenport, a documentarian whose career has largely been devoted to autobiographical filmmaking, made her most recent film First Comes Love on her decision to have a baby on her own in her early forties.  Broadcast by HBO last July, First

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Zelimir Zilnik

“I do not hide my camera. I do not hide the fact that I am making a film. The hidden camera is a scam. It is all right to use in films on timid animals, but it has no place

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Zelimir Zilnik

“I do not hide my camera. I do not hide the fact that I am making a film. The hidden camera is a scam. It is all right to use in films on timid animals, but it has no place

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Maya Mumma — Which Way Is The Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington

Doc Studies graduate and editor Maya Mumma discusses the making of the HBO documentary on photographer Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Libya shortly after the release of his 2011 Oscar-nominated film Restrepo. Maya describes her role in the researching,

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Maya Mumma — Which Way Is The Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington

Doc Studies graduate and editor Maya Mumma discusses the making of the HBO documentary on photographer Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Libya shortly after the release of his 2011 Oscar-nominated film Restrepo. Maya describes her role in the researching,

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Su Friedrich — Gut Renovation

“I think you have to start at home,” says Su Friedrich about her avant-garde body of work in which the personal becomes political and universal.  In her new documentary film Gut Renovation, Friedrich’s ‘at home’ attitude extends to her neighborhood

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Su Friedrich — Gut Renovation

“I think you have to start at home,” says Su Friedrich about her avant-garde body of work in which the personal becomes political and universal.  In her new documentary film Gut Renovation, Friedrich’s ‘at home’ attitude extends to her neighborhood

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TRUTH BE TOLD: 2013 DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

Three evenings of original student doc shorts May 28 – 30 at 7pm – The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies is proud to present its seventh annual festival of short films made by the students in the class of

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TRUTH BE TOLD: 2013 DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

Three evenings of original student doc shorts May 28 – 30 at 7pm – The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies is proud to present its seventh annual festival of short films made by the students in the class of

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Call for Entries: The Festival of (In)appropriation 2013

A Showcase of Experimental Found Footage Films – Since its inauguration in 2009, the Festival of (In)appropriation has emerged as a premiere international showcase of experimental found footage film and video, attracting the work of artists who probe the limits of collage, machinima, remix, détournement,

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Call for Entries: The Festival of (In)appropriation 2013

A Showcase of Experimental Found Footage Films – Since its inauguration in 2009, the Festival of (In)appropriation has emerged as a premiere international showcase of experimental found footage film and video, attracting the work of artists who probe the limits of collage, machinima, remix, détournement,

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Chinese Realities/Documentary Visions — MOMA — May 8–June 1

This series aims to reflect the evolution of documentary practice in China over the past 25 years, revealing the growth and ever-increasing influence of nonfiction film and media. The selections, encompassing a wide expanse of Chinese film and media, including

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Chinese Realities/Documentary Visions — MOMA — May 8–June 1

This series aims to reflect the evolution of documentary practice in China over the past 25 years, revealing the growth and ever-increasing influence of nonfiction film and media. The selections, encompassing a wide expanse of Chinese film and media, including

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MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL — Call for Films — Deadline, June 28, 2013

The 16th edition of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) is now open for film entries. The submission deadline is June 28, 2013. http://www.ridm.qc.ca/en/news/latest-news/841/film-submissions-open-april-2 RIDM.QC.CA <http://www.ridm.qc.ca/fr FACEBOOK<http://www.facebook.com/pages/RIDM/116886871836 TWITTER <https://twitter.com/#%21/ridm

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MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL — Call for Films — Deadline, June 28, 2013

The 16th edition of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) is now open for film entries. The submission deadline is June 28, 2013. http://www.ridm.qc.ca/en/news/latest-news/841/film-submissions-open-april-2 RIDM.QC.CA <http://www.ridm.qc.ca/fr FACEBOOK<http://www.facebook.com/pages/RIDM/116886871836 TWITTER <https://twitter.com/#%21/ridm

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Anders Birch, Doc Studies Alum, begins Midwest Shoot for Denmark’s DR1 Television

In early May, Doc Studies graduate Anders Birch begins shooting a television feature doc in the U.S. for Denmark’s public broadcaster DR1.  Along with Danish journalist Jakob Volver, Anders will shoot, direct and produce a 60-minute film on a little-known

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Anders Birch, Doc Studies Alum, begins Midwest Shoot for Denmark’s DR1 Television

In early May, Doc Studies graduate Anders Birch begins shooting a television feature doc in the U.S. for Denmark’s public broadcaster DR1.  Along with Danish journalist Jakob Volver, Anders will shoot, direct and produce a 60-minute film on a little-known

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REMEMBERING LES BLANK

In memory of Les Blank, the great documentarian whose sophisticated screen language appeared effortless when connecting us to regional musicians, garlic, gap-toothed women or Werner Herzog. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/movies/les-blank-documentary-filmmaker-dies-at-77.html?ref=movies&_r=2&amp;

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REMEMBERING LES BLANK

In memory of Les Blank, the great documentarian whose sophisticated screen language appeared effortless when connecting us to regional musicians, garlic, gap-toothed women or Werner Herzog. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/movies/les-blank-documentary-filmmaker-dies-at-77.html?ref=movies&_r=2&amp;

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For Love Of Documentary — DAVID EDELSTEIN, New York Magazine

In tribute to the opening of the 2013 Tribeca FIlm Festival and its strong documentary roster, New York Magazine’s David Edelstein offers a rhapsodic ode to non-fiction cinema. http://www.vulture.com/2013/04/edelstein-documentary-is-better-than-filmmaking.html

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For Love Of Documentary — DAVID EDELSTEIN, New York Magazine

In tribute to the opening of the 2013 Tribeca FIlm Festival and its strong documentary roster, New York Magazine’s David Edelstein offers a rhapsodic ode to non-fiction cinema. http://www.vulture.com/2013/04/edelstein-documentary-is-better-than-filmmaking.html

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Doc Studies Alum Lauren Belfer is the producer of HOTLINE

What comes to mind when you think of telephone hotlines? Suicide?  Sex?  Ms. Cleo?  He-Man?  Hulk Hogan?  Teen party lines? Yes, those are a few, but hotlines are everywhere and millions of calls are made to them each week. Lauren

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Doc Studies Alum Lauren Belfer is the producer of HOTLINE

What comes to mind when you think of telephone hotlines? Suicide?  Sex?  Ms. Cleo?  He-Man?  Hulk Hogan?  Teen party lines? Yes, those are a few, but hotlines are everywhere and millions of calls are made to them each week. Lauren

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Debra Zimmerrman on Distribution — How to Promote Your Film

Debra Zimmerman from Women Make Movies joined us for a conversation on maximizing film’s outreach—eg. getting into the right film festivals, finding a distributor, getting your work broadcast—in the ever shifting landscape of indie media marketing and distribution. Since 1983,

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Debra Zimmerrman on Distribution — How to Promote Your Film

Debra Zimmerman from Women Make Movies joined us for a conversation on maximizing film’s outreach—eg. getting into the right film festivals, finding a distributor, getting your work broadcast—in the ever shifting landscape of indie media marketing and distribution. Since 1983,

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LEVIATHAN — at IFC Center

The extreme and visceral Leviathan, by visual anthropologists Lucien-Castaing Taylor and Verena Paravel, opens this Friday at the IFC Center.  A must-see. http://www.ifccenter.com/films/leviathan http://www.cinemaguild.com Filmmakers in person Fri Mar 1 at 8:20pm, Sat Mar 2 at 6:20 & 8:20pm! From

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LEVIATHAN — at IFC Center

The extreme and visceral Leviathan, by visual anthropologists Lucien-Castaing Taylor and Verena Paravel, opens this Friday at the IFC Center.  A must-see. http://www.ifccenter.com/films/leviathan http://www.cinemaguild.com Filmmakers in person Fri Mar 1 at 8:20pm, Sat Mar 2 at 6:20 & 8:20pm! From

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Jonathan Oppenheim – On Editing

What we talk about when we talk about editing. Renowned editor Jonathan Oppenheim (Paris is Burning, Arguing the World, Sister Helen, and the upcoming Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner) screened and discussed the ways in which he worked with

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Jonathan Oppenheim – On Editing

What we talk about when we talk about editing. Renowned editor Jonathan Oppenheim (Paris is Burning, Arguing the World, Sister Helen, and the upcoming Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner) screened and discussed the ways in which he worked with

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Julia Loktev – Moment of Impact

Julia Loktev, director of The Loneliest Planet, on many critics’ ‘best of 2012’ film lists, made her remarkable debut with the documentary Moment of Impact, for which she won the Directing Award at Sundance in 1998.   Shot in 16mm black and white, the film

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Julia Loktev – Moment of Impact

Julia Loktev, director of The Loneliest Planet, on many critics’ ‘best of 2012’ film lists, made her remarkable debut with the documentary Moment of Impact, for which she won the Directing Award at Sundance in 1998.   Shot in 16mm black and white, the film

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DOC FORTNIGHT 2013 — MOMA — Feb. 15 through March 4

Documentary Fortnight, MoMA’s annual showcase of recent nonfiction film and media, returns this week with an International selection of 23 films , along with three thematic programs, that examine the relationship between contemporary art and nonfiction filmmaking, and reflect on

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DOC FORTNIGHT 2013 — MOMA — Feb. 15 through March 4

Documentary Fortnight, MoMA’s annual showcase of recent nonfiction film and media, returns this week with an International selection of 23 films , along with three thematic programs, that examine the relationship between contemporary art and nonfiction filmmaking, and reflect on

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Doc studies alum, Anders Birch — Nominated for Best Doc Short by the Robert Prize (Denmark’s Oscars)

http://www.cphdox.dk/d/film.lasso?e=1&ser=2047 Anders Birch, a graduate of the 2011 Doc Studies program, co-directed with Didde Einif A Leaf falls to the Sky, a 37-minute documentary on writer Knud Romer during the aftermath of his father’s end-of-life experience. The film premiered at

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Doc studies alum, Anders Birch — Nominated for Best Doc Short by the Robert Prize (Denmark’s Oscars)

http://www.cphdox.dk/d/film.lasso?e=1&ser=2047 Anders Birch, a graduate of the 2011 Doc Studies program, co-directed with Didde Einif A Leaf falls to the Sky, a 37-minute documentary on writer Knud Romer during the aftermath of his father’s end-of-life experience. The film premiered at

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Film Society of Lincoln Center — KIAROSTAMI RETROSPECTIVE — Feb. 8 to 17

A CLOSE-UP OF ABBAS KIAROSTAMI. From sublime shorts and early documentaries and narratives on through a stunning string of films in the 1990s and a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of the possibilities of digital video in the new century, the

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Film Society of Lincoln Center — KIAROSTAMI RETROSPECTIVE — Feb. 8 to 17

A CLOSE-UP OF ABBAS KIAROSTAMI. From sublime shorts and early documentaries and narratives on through a stunning string of films in the 1990s and a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of the possibilities of digital video in the new century, the

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2013 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar — Fellowship Program

An opportunity to apply for a fellowship to attend the legendary week-long Flaherty Seminar in June, 2013. If you’re interested, please look over the variety of fellowships on offer. The deadline  is on Friday March 1, 2013. http://flahertyseminar.org/the-flaherty-seminar/2013-fellowship-information-2/

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2013 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar — Fellowship Program

An opportunity to apply for a fellowship to attend the legendary week-long Flaherty Seminar in June, 2013. If you’re interested, please look over the variety of fellowships on offer. The deadline  is on Friday March 1, 2013. http://flahertyseminar.org/the-flaherty-seminar/2013-fellowship-information-2/

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ALUM VANESSA BERGONZOLI — AMONG OSCAR NOMINEES

Vanessa Bergonzoli, a graduate of the Media Studies program, is co-producer of  MONDAYS AT RACINE’S, directed by Cynthia Wade who, formerly, taught cinematography for Doc Studies and Media Studies. The film screens this week at the IFC CENTER’s showcase of

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ALUM VANESSA BERGONZOLI — AMONG OSCAR NOMINEES

Vanessa Bergonzoli, a graduate of the Media Studies program, is co-producer of  MONDAYS AT RACINE’S, directed by Cynthia Wade who, formerly, taught cinematography for Doc Studies and Media Studies. The film screens this week at the IFC CENTER’s showcase of

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Anthology Film Archives — Wed Feb. 6 at 7.30 pm

W.R.: MYSTERIES OF THE ORGANISM by DUSAN MAKAVEJEV. In English, German, Russian, and Serbian with English subtitles, 1971, 84 min. Dusan Makavejev’s subversive masterpiece, a hilarious montage documentary essay on “erotic socialism” was originally banned in the former Yugoslavia but

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Anthology Film Archives — Wed Feb. 6 at 7.30 pm

W.R.: MYSTERIES OF THE ORGANISM by DUSAN MAKAVEJEV. In English, German, Russian, and Serbian with English subtitles, 1971, 84 min. Dusan Makavejev’s subversive masterpiece, a hilarious montage documentary essay on “erotic socialism” was originally banned in the former Yugoslavia but

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Albert Maysles

The legendary filmmaker and direct cinema innovator ALBERT MAYSLES discusses his form of compassionate observational documentary. (Fall 2011)

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Albert Maysles

The legendary filmmaker and direct cinema innovator ALBERT MAYSLES discusses his form of compassionate observational documentary. (Fall 2011)

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1913 Massacre — Filming History

How two indie filmmakers discovered the origins of the Woody Guthrie song ‘1913 MASSACRE’ in the form of a ‘living history’ documentary. With co-directors Ken Ross and Louis V. Galdieri. More information about the film: http://1913massacre.com

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1913 Massacre — Filming History

How two indie filmmakers discovered the origins of the Woody Guthrie song ‘1913 MASSACRE’ in the form of a ‘living history’ documentary. With co-directors Ken Ross and Louis V. Galdieri. More information about the film: http://1913massacre.com

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Tony De Nonno — Art of the Short Doc

The art of the short documentary is at the heart of TONY DE NONNO’S lifelong body of work.  He discusses his sense of visceral and formal aesthetics.

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Tony De Nonno — Art of the Short Doc

The art of the short documentary is at the heart of TONY DE NONNO’S lifelong body of work.  He discusses his sense of visceral and formal aesthetics.

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IFC — STRANGER THAN FICTION — Tuesday, December 18 at 7.15 pm

DAVID O. RUSSELL in-person to introduce Kevin Rafferty’s HARVARD BEATS YALE 29-29 (2008). In person: director Kevin Rafferty & special guest David O. Russell, hosted by David Nugent, artistic director of the Hamptons International Film Festival. An incredible true story

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IFC — STRANGER THAN FICTION — Tuesday, December 18 at 7.15 pm

DAVID O. RUSSELL in-person to introduce Kevin Rafferty’s HARVARD BEATS YALE 29-29 (2008). In person: director Kevin Rafferty & special guest David O. Russell, hosted by David Nugent, artistic director of the Hamptons International Film Festival. An incredible true story

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MAYSLES CINEMA — Tuesday, December 18 at 7.30 pm

— THE CHANGING FACE OF CINEMA VERITE — ‘THE WAITING ROOM’,  Peter Nicks, 2012, 83 min.  America’s controversial health care system is broken and nowhere is it more evident than in The Waiting Room. A composite 24 hour period at Highland

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MAYSLES CINEMA — Tuesday, December 18 at 7.30 pm

— THE CHANGING FACE OF CINEMA VERITE — ‘THE WAITING ROOM’,  Peter Nicks, 2012, 83 min.  America’s controversial health care system is broken and nowhere is it more evident than in The Waiting Room. A composite 24 hour period at Highland

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Doc Studies Alums in Mixed Messages Show — Friday, December 7 at 6pm

The non-fiction films of Emily Allen and Sofia Araos, both graduates of the Doc Studies class of 2012, are featured works in this year’s Mixed Messages, the annual graduate student showcase of the School of Media Studies. Emily Allen, 81 BOWERY,

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Doc Studies Alums in Mixed Messages Show — Friday, December 7 at 6pm

The non-fiction films of Emily Allen and Sofia Araos, both graduates of the Doc Studies class of 2012, are featured works in this year’s Mixed Messages, the annual graduate student showcase of the School of Media Studies. Emily Allen, 81 BOWERY,

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MAYSLES CINEMA — Sunday, December 9 at 7.30 pm

FOLLOWING SEAN, 
Ralph Arlyck, 2005, 87 min. FOLLOWED BY: Q&A with director Ralph Arlyck. — In 1969, a precocious 4-year-old named Sean sat barefoot on a couch in San Francisco and talked about smoking pot, living with speed freaks, and watching

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MAYSLES CINEMA — Sunday, December 9 at 7.30 pm

FOLLOWING SEAN, 
Ralph Arlyck, 2005, 87 min. FOLLOWED BY: Q&A with director Ralph Arlyck. — In 1969, a precocious 4-year-old named Sean sat barefoot on a couch in San Francisco and talked about smoking pot, living with speed freaks, and watching

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JONAS MEKAS

JONAS MEKAS, founder of Anthology Film Archives and non-fiction filmmaker — ‘This Side of Paradise’, (1999). From The Guardian –
Jonas Mekas:  ‘the godfather of avant-garde cinema’, talks to Sean O’Hagan about working with Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali and Jackie Kennedy.

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JONAS MEKAS

JONAS MEKAS, founder of Anthology Film Archives and non-fiction filmmaker — ‘This Side of Paradise’, (1999). From The Guardian –
Jonas Mekas:  ‘the godfather of avant-garde cinema’, talks to Sean O’Hagan about working with Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali and Jackie Kennedy.

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Christian Marclay—The Clock — MOMA

Winner of the Golden Lion award at the 2011 Venice Biennale, Christian Marclay’s The Clock is a cinematic tour de force that unfolds on the screen in real time through thousands of film excerpts that form a 24-hour montage. Appropriated from the last 100

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Christian Marclay—The Clock — MOMA

Winner of the Golden Lion award at the 2011 Venice Biennale, Christian Marclay’s The Clock is a cinematic tour de force that unfolds on the screen in real time through thousands of film excerpts that form a 24-hour montage. Appropriated from the last 100

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IFC CENTER — The Central Park Five

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, 2012, 119 min. Directed by: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, & David McMahon. In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers were arrested for “the crime of the century”—the brutal attack and rape of a white, female jogger in

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IFC CENTER — The Central Park Five

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, 2012, 119 min. Directed by: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, & David McMahon. In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers were arrested for “the crime of the century”—the brutal attack and rape of a white, female jogger in

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Meet the Doc Studies Class of 2018

The future documentary filmmakers are currently on their first semester of The Documentary Studies Certificate Program at The New School, in New York City. Meet the students who will be screening their work at the annual public film festival: Truth

Meet the Doc Studies Class of 2018

The future documentary filmmakers are currently on their first semester of The Documentary Studies Certificate Program at The New School, in New York City. Meet the students who will be screening their work at the annual public film festival: Truth