Filmmaker Nanfu Wang explores the untold history of China's draconian one-child policy.
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Levison is an Emmy and Peabody-winning producer/director. Her producing credits include Made in Boise (Independent Lens 2019), The Trials of Spring (PBS 2019) and 32 Pills (HBO 2017). She is the founder of Hazel Pictures, a co-founder of the Documentary Producers Alliance (DPA), an AMPAS member and faculty with the School of Visual Arts.
Tajima-Peña is an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker whose directing credits include the nationally televised documentaries, Calavera Highway (PBS), "The Mexico Story" of The New Americans series (PBS), My Journey Home (PBS), Labor Women (PBS), My America...or Honk if You Love Buddha (PBS), The Last Beat Movie (Sundance Channel), The Best Hotel on Skid Row… Show more (HBO), and Who Killed Vincent Chin? (PBS). Her films have premiered at festivals around the world including Cannes, San Francisco, Sundance, Toronto, and the Whitney Biennial. Among her honors are a Peabody Award, a duPont-Columbia Award, the Alpert Award in the Arts for Film/Video, International Documentary Association Achievement Award, and two Rockefeller Foundation fellowships in documentary film. Tajima-Peña is a USA Broad Fellow in media arts, and a professor and graduate director of the social documentation program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Show less
Vivian Vázquez Irizarry
Vivian Vazquez (Director/Producer) has worked in the youth development and education field for over two decades. She has managed after school programs for children ages six through twelve, GED completion and college access programs for youth across New York City. She is currently the director of community-school partnerships at the New Settlement… Show more Community Campus in the Bronx. A former member of the National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights, she belongs to 52 People for Progress, a community organization that saved her childhood playground and revitalized the South Bronx for the last 35 years. Show less
Digital & Interactive
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Recent Digital & Interactive Projects
Purveyors of America’s indigenous foods are forging a resurgence of native dishes that satisfy a new generation hungering for insight and culinary delight.
Follow four single, blind millennials hoping to change their relationship status from "looking" to "taken."
Tension, consensus and surprising common ground converge when participants from disparate walks of life debate the question “Should we have kids?”