Category Archives: DOC TALKS

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Students in the Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies participate in a variety of program and departmental events. Central to the program is Doc Talk, a biweekly series with contemporary film and video makers, festival programmers and new media distributors, editors, composers, and sound designers, among others, who engage with students in conversation about their own work and the various issues and challenges in documentary today.

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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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 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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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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