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Documentary Studies Certificate Program Alumna, Joy Ernanny, Publishes Short Story Based of Doc Studies Film “Unveil”

Joy Ernanny, Documentary Studies Certificate Program Alum ’18, published a short story based on her Doc Studies film “Unveil” in Revista Piauí – a Brazilian culture magazine edited by distinguished local documentary filmmaker: João Moreira Salles. João Moreira Salles was also a guest of DOC TALKS, a biweekly series

SMS Alum Yael Bridge is fundraising for her movie!

We have some exciting news — we’re making a movie! But only with your help. Socialism: An American Story will be a feature-length documentary about the resurgence of socialism in the United States, its vibrant and suppressed history, and why it might be our best hope of

Media Studies Alums Premiering Documentary at ACDF

Andrew Lewis, a 2012 Media Studies graduate, has a short experimental documentary, “Going to the Store,” premiering at the American Documentary Film Festival on Tuesday, April 10. Cinematography was done by 2014 Media Studies graduate, Gulab Singh. “GOING TO THE STORE is an experimental ‘hybrid’ documentary

Film Screening of 3000 Nights + Q&A with Filmmaker Mai Masri

The New School is delighted to host acclaimed Lebanese filmmaker Mai Masri for a screening of her new award-winning film 3000 Nights and a special 3-hour masterclass showcasing her documentary film practices. Mai Masri’s extraordinary body of films deal with cinematic approaches to understanding the contested lives of children

Alumni Work Highlight: Hispanic Transmedia Storytelling

SMS Alum and Colombian media consultant Andrés Bayona created a transmedia storytelling proposal, as a Media Management capstone, to support Univision increase its viewer engagement, by developing a concrete strategy based on research, studies and surveys, as well as the principles that he learned during

SMS Alum Screening and Q&A at Cinema Village

SMS Alum and Chilean filmmaker Gustavo Letelier is premiering his LGBTQ film “Shining Moon” at Cinema Village March 9-16. There will be a Q&A with the director at 7PM after the March 9th showing. Renato (RICARDO HERRERA) a jobless gay actor is offered the dream role

Doc Studies Alum Film Premiere!

Margaret Galbraith, a graduate of the first Documentary Studies class at the New School completed her first feature-length documentary, Stickman.  Stickman has shown in number of film festivals across the country and on Friday, March 16th, Stickman will have it’s New York Premiere at the Cinema

Media Studies alums premier films this winter

The School of Media Studies is proud of the achievements of its graduates and takes special note of three alumnae whose recent documentary work has earned them acclaim at major venues like the Sundance Film Festival, the Museum of Modern Art, and Anthology Film Archive.

“Off Country” A Film By Doc Studies Alums

Off Country Resisting Nuclear Armament in the 21st Century Off Country is a documentary film on the reemerging nuclear weapons industry that provides another deadly context for President Trump’s ongoing threats of nuclear war. The horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are well known, but the

Watch Doc Studies Alumna Maartje Wegdam’s film this Sunday at the Justice Film Festival

Doc​ ​Studies​ ​graduate​ ​​Maartje​ ​Wegdam​​ ​(class​ ​of​ ​2010)​ ​arrives​ ​from​ ​Amsterdam​ ​this​ ​week​ ​for​ ​the international​ ​premiere​ ​of​ ​her​ ​feature​ ​documentary​ ​​”No​ ​Place​ ​for​ ​a​ ​Rebel“​,​ ​co-directed​ ​with​​ ​Ariadne Asimakopoulos​.​ ​​ ​The​ ​award-winning​ ​film​ ​chronicles​ ​the​ ​re-entry​ ​into​ ​civil​ ​society​ ​of​ ​a​ ​young Ugandan,​ ​Opono​