IMA student Megan Rossman’s doc at Cannes

Posted on April 18, 2017 · Posted in IMA

IMA student Megan Rossman’s documentary, Love Letter Rescue Squad, is screening at The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival. About the documentary: “Our history was disappearing as quickly as we were making it.” With that realization, Deborah Edel and Joan Nestle co-founded the Lesbian Herstory Archives,..
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IMA alumna Betty Yu is IMA Documentary Winner

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IMA alumna Betty Yu‘s film, Three Tours, is The James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism – IMA Documentary Winner. Congratulations! Three Tours, produced and directed by Betty Yu, is a documentary that captures the lives of three U.S. military veterans, Nicole Goodwin, Ramon Mejia and Ryan Holleran, as they..
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IMA alumna Tennessee Watson – Peabody finalist

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IMA alumna Tennessee Watson’s series Silent Evidence is a finalist for the 76th Annual Peabody Awards in the Radio/Podcast category. Congratulations! About The Heart: Silent Evidence Series – The Heart: A journalist and documentarian grapples with being sexually abused and chooses to break her silence. About the awards: “The Peabody..
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The Global Impact of the Refugee Crisis

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Wednesday, April 19 – 6:00pm The Global Impact of the Refugee Crisis: Journalist Report from the Field In an event sponsored by The Pulitzer Center, Hunter College’s Film and Media Studies Department, the Roosevelt House and Guttman Community College, journalists Jeanne Carstensen, Robin Shulman, and Emily Kassie form a panel..
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The James Aronson Awards

Posted on April 17, 2017 · Posted in IMA

Tuesday, April 25th. at 6:30pm The James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism: An evening honoring the best of Social Justice Journalism and Cartooning with a Conscience. Hunter College North Building – Lang Hall (4th floor) 69th St. between Lexington and Park Ave. Free and open to the public! –..
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IMA alum Nathan Fitch world premiere

Posted on March 27, 2017 · Posted in IMA

IMA alum Nathan Fitch and crew are having a world premiere of their feature documentary Island Soldier at Full Frame Documentary film festival, and then at Hot Docs International film festival. Island Soldier is a feature documentary about Micronesian citizens in the U.S. military, following one family’s journey.

IMA student Jeremy Levine screening at Tribeca

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April 23rd – 28th., For Ahkeem, a film co-directed by IMA student Jeremy Levine and filmmaker Landon Van Soest will be screened at the Tribeca Film Festival. The death of unarmed Black teenager Mike Brown at the hands of police is the sociopolitical background of this coming-of-age documentary about 17-year..
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IMA graduate Bryan Urbsaitis screening at HIQFF

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From April 17th to 21st, IMA alum Bryan Urbsaitis will screen his documentary film Men In Heels at Hanoi International Queer Film Festival (HIQFF). Five New York City drag queens discuss gender transformation and empowerment through their lived experiences as drag performers. Men in Heels explores how drag queens balance..
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Prof. Véronique Bernard’s documentary film premieres on PBS

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March 28 at 8pm Enter the Faun premiers on PBS. As part of the America ReFramed: Season 5 documentary series on PBS, Prof. Véronique Bernard’s documentary film Enter the Faun will premiere on March 28 at 8pm About America ReFramed: “Through the lens of independent documentaries, America ReFramed brings to..
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IMA student Samantha Farinella’s documentary national release

Posted on March 20, 2017 · Posted in IMA

IMA student Samantha Farinella’s documentary film, Hunting in Wartime, will have a national release around Memorial Day. Check back soon for more information on the exact date of the release.