Shelia Turner was interviewed as part of the New COURAGE project at Levine Museum of the New South.
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Soc Doc Honors & Awards
Finding D-QU, by Chris Newman, has been released with Third World Newsreel.
Los ABCs were a part of the animated shorts introduced by guest curator Karl Cohen at Bay Area Animation.
Current Soc Doc Student, Rian Dundon has received a fellowship from the Willis W. and Ethel M. Clark Foundation.
Melissa Koch's "Red Tail" was broadcast on Israeli Documentary Channel.
Soc Doc lecturer, Leo Chiang, whose documentary "A Village Called Versailles" has been nominated for a national Emmy Award! We are fortunate to have Leo as a lecturer for the Soc Doc Program in the Department of Film & Digital Media:
Whistlin' Dixie, by recent graduate Meredith Heil (Soc Doc '11), invites the viewer to travel along as filmmaker Meredith Heil explores America’s Southern heartland in search of queer sound.
Shelia Turner in conjunction with the Auburn Ave. Research Library, Atlanta, is curating an exhibition entitled "Charting the Course: African American Achievers in the 20th Century, A Photographic Exhibit Opening and Conversation." The show features work by Mr.
Soc Doc is proud to announce the PBS broadcast of “Two Films by Tadashi Nakamura” this week, including his award-winning thesis documentary, “A Song for Ourselves.”
Whistlin' Dixie: The Queer Southern Music Project by Meredith Heil received a write up by indieWIRE as one of "Five Projects iW is Rooting For".
Soc Doc proudly congratulates Juan Mejia '07, who has won the highly competitive Tribeca Latin America Media Arts Fund ($10,000 grant) for his new documentary, "The Battle for the Land." Juan's award-winning thesis project "Uprooted," also an exploration of mass displacement in Colomb
Renee Tajima-Peña has been awarded a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship for her new ongoing documentary about the coercive sterilization of Latin women at the LA County-USC Medical Center in the 1960s and 1970s.
Red Dust by Karin Mak, will be at multiple Film Festivals in the upcoming months.
Uprooted by Juan Mejia Botero, screens as part of the AfroPop series. It will play on the World Compass Channel nation wide starting Feb. 2nd. Check your local listings for times.
Professor John Jota Leaños will receive a 2011 Individual Artist Commission Grant in Media from the San Francisco Arts Commission for his documentary animation project on the makings of the southwest borderlands.
Rian Dundon, Class of 2012, now has photos up at Out Traveler on gay nightlife in China. "Photographer Rian Dundon first visited China in 2005, to stay in a remote city in Hunan province.
Rian Dundon, Class of 2012, also has a new project up at Time Online. "Estimates suggest that one-third of the Burmese population is between the ages of 15 and 24 years old.
Class of 2012 - Rian Dundon's new project entitled: Behind The Scenes With Fan Bing Bing is up on the new issues of Zone Zero.
Uprooted, by Juan Mejia Botero, has been bought by the National Black Programming Consortium to be aired as part of their AfroPop series. It will thus air on public television nation wide at the end of this year or in January 2011.
Soc Doc Alum Elissa Moon's thesis documentary, Far From Home, will show as a selection of Superfest 2010 award-winners broadcast on SFGTV, a San Francisco cable channel.
Eric Tandoc was interviewed on Kababayan LA on September 10, 2010. Eric discusses his documentary project, hip hop and Filipino culture, and the Sounds of a New Hope Live Remix Tour.
Soc Doc Alum Elissa Moon's thesis documentary, Far From Home, will screen at Superfest International Disability Film Festival Showcase of a Selection of 2010 Award-Winners on Monday, July 26, 2010 from 3-5 p.m.
Soc Doc faculty member, John Leaños, was featured on PBS/KQED's SPARK podcast on May 5, 2010 - Mission District Street Art