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CMSI Co-director Brigid Maher’s Social Impact Documentary THE MAMA SHERPAS: MIDWIVES ACROSS AMERICA Premieres in California

Former CMSI Graduate Fellow Kelsey Marsh Wins Jury Award in “Diversity in Cannes” Short Film Showcase

Former CMSI Graduate Fellow Kelsey Marsh recently won the Jury Award at the Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase for her film Noncritical

Documentary at Tribeca: Formats, Cinéma vérité, Exposé

Image Courtesy of the Tribeca Film Festival Is documentary a genre? The Tribeca Film Festival this April, which Indiewire just rated among the top three for documentary, gave a chance to survey the...

Dangerous Documentaries and Online Journalism

Nonny de la Peña, fellow at USC School of Cinematic Arts and founder of immersive journalism VR company Emblematic Group, speaks at the 2015 ISOJ on the University of Texas-Austin campus, Apr. 18,...

Pat Aufderheide to be Honored with Stoney Award

Pat Aufderheide moderating An Afternoon with George Stoney at the National Gallery of Art The Center is proud to announce that founder and longtime director, Pat Aufderheide, is the recipient of...

Evangelicals, Dictators, Zealots and Engineers: Documentaries Take Us Inside Other Realities at Tribeca

At Tribeca Film Festival this year, four exceptional documentaries built their success on exploring personalities, situations and ideologies alien to the typically liberal documentary audience. For...

THE MAMA SHERPAS Premieres in Los Angeles on May 27

The Mama Sherpas: Midwives Across America Incoming Co-Director at CMSI, Brigid Maher, announced today the acquisition of her upcoming documentary The Mama Sherpas, byBOND/360 and executive...

Impact Takes Center Stage at Games for Change Festival

Benjamin Stokes and Caty Borum Chattoo on stage at G4C When it comes to games, what exactly do we mean by impact? How do our different interpretations hold us back, and how can we bridge them to...

Filmmakers, Funders and Risk

At the 18th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival,  Angelica Das, associate director at CMSI, joined filmmakers and funders to discuss best practices for high-risk storytelling. Using the...

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