Among the people making appearances this season (left to right): journalist Chris Hedges, journalist Azmat Khan, and filmmaker Parvez Sharma. The upcoming fall season of events at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy is out. As in seasons past, it includes music, talks, films, and community events.
Please join Hamptons International Film Festival for a screening of Hondros and a conversation about the risks and responsibilities photojournalists face to capture the true costs of war.
Screening: Hondros, winner of the 2017 Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for Films of Conflict & Resolution
Greg Campbell @greg_campbell
Mike Kamber @followbdc
Executive Director, Bronx Documentary Center
Photojournalist and former New York Times combat photographer
Azmat Khan @AzmatZahra
ASU Future of War Fellow, New America
As the term “fake news” infects the country’s vernacular, our aim is to reassure people that cold, hard facts are as important as ever. Our main questions: As strong and independent media makers, what can we learn from each other? And how can we collaborate as we move forward?
Training the recipients of the International Center For Journalists' "Reporting the Word" Fellowship in global muckraking. The program helps U.S.-based minority journalists cover compelling yet under-reported international stories, increasing the diversity of voices in global news.
How are journalists, human rights advocates, artists, and engineers using interactive technology, virtual reality and data investigation to expose human rights violations? How can these approaches be used in partnership with impacted communities and social movements to create change?
Join HELM Social Design Studio, for Narrative for Change, a panel discussion and exhibition exploring the intersection of technology, journalism, and human rights. This panel brings together innovators using technology in media and human rights to engage in critical discussion and share cross-sector strategies. Through the use of photography, video, and interactive technology, including 360 degree virtual tours, the Narrative for Change exhibition endeavors to create space for understanding, reflection and action on urgent social issues.
The Narrative for Change exhibition and panel discussion has been co-sponsored by HELM Studio, CUNY School of Journalism, VICE media and the Knight Foundation.
The Union Docs "Speaking Truth To Power" weekend-long workshop explores the power of investigative documentaries in all visual genres: feature docs and short, illustrations and new forms of storytelling like motion graphics and VR/360.
On Thursday, April 6, join New America for an in-depth look at the travel ban and the many questions surrounding the intersection of immigration policy and counterterrorism: Does the travel ban protect American security? What role does immigration policy play in counterterrorism? How do the Trump administration’s policies impact communities and how are they linked to prior counterterrorism policies implemented under previous administrations?
A divisive presidential election and the proliferation of fake news have created new challenges for an open and inclusive democracy. Join members of Oxonian communities for a discussion on moving forward in challenging times.
[This event is by invitation only. If you would like to attend, please contact me.]