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  • Nathan Kensinger Photojournalist:  Brooklyn Waterfront, Historical Landmarks Disappearing…

    Nathan Kensinger Photojournalist: Brooklyn Waterfront, Historical Landmarks Disappearing…

                Nathan Kensinger was born and raised in San Francisco, California, and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. He is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores hidden urban landscapes, off-limits industrial structures, unnatural waterways, environmental disaster zones, endangered coastal communities, and other liminal spaces. Nathan’s work encompasses photography, film, installation, curation and writing.Kensinger’s photographs have been exhibited by the Museum of the City of New York, the Brooklyn Museum, the Queens Museum, the Museum of […]

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  • Director, Photographer Gilad Baram, the making of “Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land”

    “Director Gilad Baram, Koudelka’s assistant at the time, follows him on his journey through the Holy Land from one enigmatic and visually spectacular location to another. In each location –soon to become a new “Koudelka photo” –a new scene unfolds, gradually introducing us to Koudelka’s method of working and his perception of the world he is documenting as well as the people he encounters. A fascinating dialogue emerges between Baram’s cinematography and Koudelka’s still photographs, as Baram places the photographer […]

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  • Dorothy Fadiman

    Dorothy Fadiman

    Dorothy Fadiman, CONCENTRIC MEDIA’s founder, Dorothy Fadiman, has been producing films for 35 years. Awards include an EMMY, an OSCAR nomination, and a GOLD MEDAL from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.http://concentric.org Butterfly Town USA, A film by Dorothy Fadiman and Marlo McKenzie  follows a community in Pacific Grove, California in which citizens are working together to protect their Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary. Internal disagreements about how to best take care of this beautiful habitat are escalating at a time when climate […]

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  • Filmmaker Royal Flush

    After a long hiatus from being in the studio where we shoot Culture Connect.tv, at the Palo Alto Media Center, we are back for three interviews with lots to think about!  

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  • Nyna Pais Caputi, Director “Petals in the Dust”

    Nyna Pais Caputi, Director “Petals in the Dust”

    Petals in the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls is a documentary film that highlights how age-old beliefs, intolerance and a preference for sons, combined with growing materialism and technology is leading to increased incidences of discrimination, violence and the horrific and tragic murder of millions of Indian girls and women. The film will initiate dialogue around genocide and violence against women, not just in India but globally and spur people to get involved and take action.http://www.petalsinthedust.com/

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  • Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman Directors, Living Condition

    Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman Directors, Living Condition

    Dee and Nomi will discuss there work in progress: “Living Condition” is an animated documentary and an interactive project that tells the stories of three families living in close proximity to capital punishment. Living Condition describes capital punishment from three perspectives: from a family who lives with the loss of an executed brother, a second family whose son was wrongfully accused of a capital crime and released under complex circumstances, and a third fighting to prove innocence, while visiting their loved […]

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  • Mister Wa’s Film Adventures: “Children of the Cockettes”

    Mister Wa’s Film Adventures: “Children of the Cockettes”

    Through the lens of The Cockettes’ heritage, Mister WA explores the free-spirited and non-conformist performance torches carried by the likes of Thrillpeddlers, Trannyhack and Peaches Christ. This organically-developed documentary investigates the current resurgence of glam gender performances and theater of the ridiculous in contemporary San Francisco. The free-form documentary integrates The Cockettes’ esthetics down to its narrative as it weaves a cinematic quilt of queer art, performance, LGBT community, music and glamor unique to San Francisco. This project feeds off of hundreds of hours of video […]

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  • Madness and Mindfullness: Filmmaker/Activist Ken Paul Rosenthal

    Madness and Mindfullness: Filmmaker/Activist Ken Paul Rosenthal

    Film Screening: Wednesday, October 9, 2013,  7pm :Madness and Mindfulness: Four Films by Ken Paul Rosenthal  Ken Paul Rosenthal In Person presented in association with the The Exploratorium’s Cinema Arts Program and the West Gallery’s exhibit The Changing Face of Normal The recent films of filmmaker/activist Ken Paul Rosenthal are beautiful and provocative works of conscious cinema that re-envision the way we think and speak about our individual and collective mental health in today’s chaotic world. These transformative films weave […]

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  • Dorothy Fadiman Part II

    Dorothy Fadiman Interview part 2 covers her film MOMENT by MOMENT, the story of a determined woman’s physical and psychological recovery from a severe spinal cord injury. Medical professionals told Molly Hale that there was little hope of recovery of movement. Defying that prediction, she worked together with her husband and her community toward a remarkable rehabilitation. Lastly she discusses “Producing with Passion Making Films that Change the World. The A-Z on Documentary filmmaking. http://www.concentric.org/films/world_peace.html

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  • Dorothy Fadiman Documentary Filmmaker Part 1

    Dorothy Fadiman Documentary Filmmaker Part 1

    Dorothy discusses her story of becoming a social justice filmmaker with the production of her film: WORLD PEACE is a LOCAL ISSUE, shown to both Houses of Congress and broadcast on PBS stations nationwide.

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