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Filmmaker and Professor, School of Communication, American University
The great Chilean documentarian, Patricio Guzm.
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...
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....
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...
Caty Borum Chattoo
Co-Director, Center for Media & Social Impact
Executive in Residence, American University School of Communication
The International Documentary Association...
This research report examines the Black Lives Matter Movement’s uses of online media in 2014 and 2015.
What does it take for a documentary film and its director and producer to make it to the top—the Oscars shortlist, the nomination & the win?
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...
The deadline to apply for this year's Whickers Film & TV Funding Award has been extended! The new deadline is Feb. https://t.co/mgAfHrJxgO
RT @shahin_saif: Excited to have my paper, "Flag emojis as user-generated nationalism," accepted for the annual convention of the Associati
RT @zaheerali: Excited for this conversation w/ @SueObeidi @sahar_jahani_ @samikhanfilm @amirsulaiman abt moving beyond "diversity" towards
RT @hallielieberman: Is cancel culture in comedy real? And, if it is, is it toxic? Or a necessary corrective? I asked trans comedians and e
RT @OUPAcademic: On 26 January at 6pm EST, join @CatyBC for a discussion of her book 'Story Movements: How Documentaries Empower People an
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