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Interviews

Patricio Guzm

The great Chilean documentarian, Patricio Guzm. Download: guzman.pdf  

Jos de Putter: The Damned and the Sacred

The film screened at the Center for Social Media's Human Rights Film Series 2003 and again in 2005 with de Putter attending to discuss it...

Pull Focus: Jennifer Maytorena Taylor

by Claire Darby In October, we welcomed filmmaker Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, director of New Muslim Cool, to screen her film and conduct a filmmaking master class with American University students....

Pull Focus: Rebecca Richman Cohen

In its 2010 list of 25 New Faces in Independent Film, Filmmaker Magazine tagged Rebecca Richman Cohen as an “up-and-comer poised to shape...

Gordon Quinn

Roger Ebert, of the Chicago Sun Times, called his first film Home For Life (1966) "... an extraordinarily moving documentary." With Home for Life Gordon and Kartemquin established the direction they...

Visiting Filmmaker: Orlando Bagwell

As executive vice-president for Blackside, Inc., he supervised documentary film projects, including the production of the national PBS series The Great Depression and Malcolm X: Make it Plain,...

Ronit Avni, Founder and Director of Just Vision

Ronit Avni is the Director of the Just Vision project, an initiative that brings the stories of courageous Israeli and Palestinian grassroots efforts for peace to American audiences through video,...

Tia Lessin

Tia Lessin, a New York-based documentary filmmaker, received the 2002 Sidney Hillman Award for her work as producer and director of Behind the Labels, a film about sweatshops in Saipan that was shown...

Visiting Filmmakers: Patrice O’Neill and Pamela Calvert

Visiting Filmmakers: Patrice O'Neill and Pamela Calvert The Working Group's 1995 story of how the town of Billings, Montana responded to a rash of hate crimes, Not In Our Town, set a new standard...

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