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Documentary film

“Dolores” continues the fight for racial and labor justice

September 25, 2017 |

Dolores Huerta leads the audience in chanting “Who’s got the power? We’ve got the power!” at a screening of the new documentary about her life, Dolores, in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 15. Photo by Kara Newhouse.

 

By Kara Newhouse

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‘Tickling Giants’ is more than just a documentary — it’s a wake up call

August 7, 2017 |

Bassem Youssef from “Tickling Giants” sits at The Daily Show desk. All photos courtesy of Sara Taksler. 

 

By Elissa Sanci Elissa Sanci is a freelance New York-based journalist who covers a wide variety of topics ranging from arts & culture to … Read More

The artist as journalist: Meet Jennifer Crandall creator of ‘Whitman, Alabama’

May 15, 2017 |

Blag, Samantha, Cathy and Brandon Sullivan pause outside their home in Mobile. Cathy Sullivan, who is the mother of Samantha and the aunt to Brandon and Blag, passed away from lung cancer before their video in the “Whitman, Alabama” project … Read More

‘Newtown’ documentary sheds light on community resilience after tragedy

April 13, 2017 |

“Newtown” still. Photo credit: Mark Barden.

 

“Newtown,” a documentary about the aftermath of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, premiered nation-wide on PBS’ Independent Lens earlier this month. The film, which closely follows families and individuals who were directly … Read More

‘Foster Shock’ documentary goes inside the underbelly of Florida’s for-profit child welfare system

April 10, 2017 |

Screengrab from “Foster Shock” poster.  

 

By Les Neuhaus

Les Neuhaus is a former foreign correspondent, having covered events across East and Central Africa, and the Middle East. He now works as a freelance reporter from his home in … Read More

Join us for a Restorative Narrative film screening in Miami

March 9, 2017 |

A still from  “Liberty Square: Power, History, and Race in Miami.” Courtesy of Moses Shumow. 

 

 

 

Later this month, the University of Miami will host a screening of Moses Shumow’s documentary, “Liberty Square: Power, History, and Race in Miami,. … Read More

Lessons on resilience from soul singer Sharon Jones

November 23, 2016 |

Screengrab from “Miss Sharon Jones!”

 

 

 

Soul singer Sharon Jones died last month after years of fighting pancreatic cancer. Jones, who passed away at 60, was the singer for The Dap-Kings. For more than a decade, the group has … Read More

Justin Baldoni’s ‘My Last Days’ shares empowering and inspirational stories of people living with a terminal illnesses

August 17, 2016 |

Justin Baldoni, Host and Creator of “My Last Days.” All photos courtesy of Baldoni.

 

By Zebrina Edgerton-Maloy

Zebrina is a freelance multimedia journalist based in Tampa. She is a storyteller with a knack for optimizing multiple mediums to engage readers with a … Read More

How the Media Mobilizing Project uses grassroots leadership to create lasting change

June 2, 2016 |

Movement Media fellows. Photo courtesy of Bryan Mercer. 

 

Marginalized communities are sometimes portrayed in a negative light and even ignored in mainstream media. It requires a restorative and at times reflective approach to dig deeper for a story that … Read More

Meet Moses Shumow: ivoh fellow capturing untold stories in Liberty City, Miami

May 27, 2016 |

Image from forthcoming book, “Fragmented Miami: News, neoliberalism, and contested urban space,” co-authored with Dr. Robert Gutsche. One chapter is on the digital infrastructure in Liberty City and the difficulties organizers face as they try to get more people online. Photos by Moses … Read More