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‘(In)visible Cities’ explores African diaspora narratives in Europe and beyond

March 2, 2016 |

All images used with permission from Beatrice Kabutakapua.



By Asha Siad

Asha Siad is a Somali-Canadian multimedia journalist and documentary filmmaker who has reported for CBC News, the Calgary Journal, Shaw TV and Frontiere News. Asha is also 2015 ivoh summit attendee. You … Read More

Visualizing stories of trauma through photojournalism and documentary film

December 14, 2015 |

The Image, Deconstructed group gathers for a picture after the 2013 workshop at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Photo Courtesy of Ross Taylor.


By: Rachael Cerrotti

Rachael Cerrotti is a Boston-based freelance photographer and writer, as … Read More

Short film raises awareness about how body image changes as we age

November 6, 2014 |

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‘Grab a Hunk of Lightning’ film about photographer Dorothea Lange to air on PBS

August 28, 2014 |



Dorothea Lange is well known for her iconic “Migrant Mother” photograph of Florence Thompson, taken during the Great Depression. Less is known, though, about Lange herself.

A new film, “Grab a … Read More

New documentary to address an important question: Can a school save a community?

July 31, 2014 |

Amy Scott has spent the past two years creating a documentary in association with American Public Media’s Marketplace. (Screengrab from Scott’s Kickstarter video.)



When Marketplace reporter Amy Scott started covering the Oyler School in Cincinnati, she wanted to shed … Read More

Filmmaker reaches a socially conscious audience with help of FilmRaise

July 30, 2014 |

                                                                           Filmmaker Lekha Singh. 

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New film to focus on community involvement after natural disasters

July 24, 2014 |

People involved with Colorado’s “Mudslingers” organization do relief work after floods devastated parts of the state. Photo courtesy of Aly Nicklas.



What is the tipping point that makes people want to help their communities in the aftermath of … Read More

New documentary Web series that examines evolution of filmmaking debuts this month

May 22, 2014 |

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science debuted “Academy Originals,” a new documentary Web series that examines “everything from the creative process, to the moments that changed the course of filmmaking, to the artists who are charting its future.”

The … Read More

Al Jazeera America’s ‘Borderland’ documentary puts Americans in immigrants’ shoes

May 2, 2014 |

The documentary film features six Americans, from left to right: Kishana, Alex, Alison, Gary, Lis-Marie, and Randy. Photo courtesy of Al Jazeera America.


By Genevieve Belmaker

Genevieve is a reporter for The Epoch Times in New York City and an … Read More

Jeff Skoll: ‘A story well told can make a difference’

April 11, 2014 |

(A screengrab photos from past Skoll World Forums. Via Flickr/The Skoll World Forum.)


Jeff Skoll has big plans for his Participant Media company, which has created 52 films throughout the past 10 years. The company promotes the idea that good stories … Read More