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NewsDoc alum, Mathieu Faure, is a grantee from the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program for “Eat Bitter,” a documentary he is producing in the Central African Republic

The fund offers non-recoupable support for nonfiction projects that continue to elevate and advance cultural dialogue and break new ground in creativity and innovation from filmmakers with a distinct voice and vision, and a meaningful connection to the work they create. 

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Three Documentaries by NewsDoc Alumni will be screened during Doc NYC in November 2021

DOC NYC is an annual documentary film festival in New York City, and the country's largest documentary film festival.

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Bohao Liu (NewsDoc 2020) wins Silver Medal in Documentary at the Student Academy Awards for his documentary “Eagles Rest in Liangshan”

Inspired by Kobe Bryant's Mamba Mentality, a young man returns to coach the kids in the mountain town of Liangshan, where basketball is so popular with the Yi minority that the center of town is not a park but a basketball court.

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Congratulations to three News & Documentary graduate students who received NYU Journalism awards, 2021

Sara Herrin, Fiqah Rahman and William Martin III received awards in 2021.

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NYU News Doc Film Festival – May 8th, 2021

The News and Documentary graduate program invites you to a film festival of student films.

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Inside Lens – NewsDoc Student Film Series Airing on NYC Life

NYU Journalism brings you an eight NewsDoc film series. These emerging filmmakers fully immersed themselves with their subjects: producing, directing, shooting, and editing as solo crews. The stories they captured reveal fascinating characters, and profound insights from around the world.

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Fiqah Rahman, NewsDoc 2020, wins the $4K Grand Prize for the International Journalist Network’s Travel Video Contest

Check out her 2 minute story on her experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NewsDoc alum Alexandra Nikolchev’s documentary “The Place That Makes Us,” premiers at DOC NYC and screens at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

As Producer and DP, Alexandra spent three years following a young group of leaders determined to rebuild their post-industrial town in Youngstown, Ohio.

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NewsDoc Alum Shezad Hameed Ahmad wins silver award at the 2020 Handle Climate Change Film Festival

Ahmad got the award for his documentary film on Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest […]

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Nanfu Wang and her team of NewsDoc alums’ new documentary “In the Same Breath” premieres at Sundance

"In the Same Breath" is a very powerful indictment of propaganda in China and here.

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NewsDoc alum Adam Santovac’s documentary “Super Graduate” wins first place in the EU Awards for Investigative Journalism

Based in Serbia, "Super Graduate" investigates corruption in higher education.

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NYU News & Documentary 2020 Alumni Reunion Highlights

Watch highlights from the 2020 NewsDoc Alumni Reunion

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