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Running With Scissors

Toby Shimin, editor for This Is Home; Penelope Falk, the editor for STEP; Carla Gutierrez, editor for RBG; George O’Donnell, editor for Jackie Robinson When I looked at the schedule for the Full...

This is Home

Courtesy Sundance Institute The documentary This is Home: A Refugee Story follows four Syrian families as they maneuver through the hurdles of creating their new lives in the US. The film begins...

Crime + Punishment

Photo Sourced from Sundance Institute Stephen Maing’s Crime + Punishment is a brow-raising, blood-boiling, and deeply intriguing documentary about the brave officers of the NYPD who have spoken...

Three Identical Strangers

David Kellman, Eddy Galland, and Bobby Shafran in “Three Identical Stangers”Photo sourced from Sundance Institute One of my favorite films screened at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2018...

Minding the Gap

Director Bing Liu with Full Frame Festival 2018 Student Fellows Sunshine Yang and Amelia Tyson. What do you do when you find that what your friend is doing is questionable? Or when you really want...

A Murder in Mansfield

John Boyle and Collier Landry (Boyle) at the Marion Correctional Institute. One of the films screened at Full Frame Festival in Durham, North Carolina was A Murder in Mansfield, directed by Barbara...

Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Filmmaker RaMell Ross screens “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” This year’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival was my first Full Frame experience, and I was not left wanting. I found...

Matthew Cipollone wins First CMSI Jeffrey Tuchman Social Justice Documentary Award at the AU School of Communication’s Visions Awards for Student Filmmakers

CMSI Director Caty Borum Chattoo with award winner Matthew Cipollone.

Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

CMSI has been awarded an NEA Art Works grant for the study of present and future trends in the art and business of documentary storytelling.

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