Empowering Media That Matters

Interviews

Vicky Funari

Vicky Funari  Her latest film, Maquilapolis documents the lives of Carmen and Lourdes, two workers at a maquiladora, massive sweatshops just over the border in Tijuana, Mexico, often owned by the...

Visiting Photographer: Lou Dematteis

Visiting Photographer: Lou Dematteis A former staff photographer for Reuters, Dematteis has published two books: Nicaragua: A Decade of Revolution (W.W. Norton), an anthology of the Sandinista...

George Stoney Visits American Univeristy

George Stoney Visits American University edited by Michael T. Miller and Maura Ugarte A Documentary Filmmaker's Relationship to Their Subject I think the first thing to take into consideration is:...

Liz Garbus

Liz Garbus During her varied career, Garbus has produced documentaries on a wide array of subjects including the US criminal & juvenile  justice system, the death penalty, the entertainment...

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...

Pull Focus: 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 Image Bearer Pictures...

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