IMA alumna Tennessee Watson reported and produced a radio story named Dropped and dismissed: Child sex abuse lost in the system – Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Her radio story at Reveal was named best news documentary and won a national Edward R. Murrow Award.
IMA graduate Seyi Adebanjo is featured in FTM Magazine article’s “7 Independent Trans Filmmakers You Ought To Know.”
IMA alumna Tennessee Watson’s podcast “The Heart” is listed as “The 50 best podcasts of 2016” – The Guardian.
Congrats to IMA alumna Deirdre Fishel on being awarded an AFI/NBC Universal Impact Grant! “Inaugurated last year, the AFI/NBCUniversal Impact Grants initiative is a recent addition to the AFI’s roster of programs and events. The grant supplements the AFI’s overarching mandate to animate social change through documentary storytelling, allocating funds to the outreach and social
IMA alumna Betty Yu and The Illuminator (IMA alumni and students) will be part of a panel discussion at Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Panel Discussion | “The Politics of Art and Displacement” Thursday, November 10, 2016 7-9 pm RSVP on Facebook Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor, NYU
Jeepney will be screening on PBS World in May, Bundled with Filipino American lives and Delano Manongs. For showtimes in your area check out our list of showtimes by state
IMA alum Iva Radivojevic received a large grant from the Guggenheim Foundation to continue her film and video work. Her profile page is online here.
IMA alumnus Laura Chipley was just named one of 8 recipients of the ABOG Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art for 2015. This prestigious one-year fellowship pairs $20,000 in unrestricted project support with strategic assistance, assessment tools, video documentation, and other tailored resources (http://www.abladeofgrass.org/people/fellows/). Laura Chipley (http://lauragracechipley.squarespace.com) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Queens, New York.
Next to the fear that LGBT and, specifically, trans people will continue to be second class citizens legally and culturally, there lies a fear of invisibility. This very real fear is not the veneer stuff of monsters in my closet, but the very real threat of the silencing of our lives and experiences that has
Public invited to awards event at the Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College, on April 24 New York, NY, April 7 — The 25th annual James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism will go to reporters who have exposed the collusion of a major U.S. corporation with a vicious African warlord, the impact of violence on