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Interviews

From the Broadcaster’s Corner: A Success Story in Coalition Outreach

From the Broadcaster's Corner: A Success Story in Coalition Outreach By Kristi Laguzza-Boosman From the Making Television Matter book, coalition outreach campaigns are not only good mediums for...

An Interview with Peter Davis, director of Hearts and Minds

An Interview with Peter Davis, director of Hearts and Minds In this interview with AU MFA Candidate Sarah Katz, Davis discusses the struggles involved in making this film, the process of putting...

Katherine Dieckmann and “A Good Baby”

Katherine Dieckmann and "A Good Baby" Filmmaker and critic Katherine Dieckmann talks about storytelling without stereotyping in Appalachia in this interview.

Judith Helfand and “Making Change, Making Movies”

Judith Helfand and "Making Change, Making Movies" On March 19, 2003, in the hours before President George Bush launched an invasion of Iraq, filmmaker Judith Helfand, the Center for Social Media's...

Interview with Laura Waters Hinson

Laura Waters Hinson by Claire Darby Interview with Laura Waters Hinson Director of As We Forgive Laura Waters Hinson is a filmmaker and photographer based in Washington, DC. She is the founder of...

Interview with Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein

Pull Focus: Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein Patricia Aufderheide Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein have become chroniclers of the Iraq war-era America. (They bring some distance to the subject;...

Jennifer Maytorena Taylor

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...

Outreach as a Central Element in Documentary Production

Outreach as a Central Element in Documentary Production As collaborators for more than 7 years on social justice films such as Innocent Until Proven Guilty--about a successful academic program for...

Jeremy Spear and “Fastpitch”

Jeremy Spear and "Fastpitch" Jeremy Spear shows how a sports story can become a story about culture, class and globalization in this PDF. Download: spear.pdf  

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