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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

Airing next: Tic-Talk Time to Heal by Maria Florenica Smith on Friday, April 16th, 2021 at 11:30 p.m.

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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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DOC NYC Online Screening

A chance to view 3 films produced by NewsDoc students.

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Nanfu Wang, NewsDoc 2014, receives a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

The MacArthur Foundation describes her work as "creating intimate character studies that examine the impact of authoritarian governance, corruption, and lack of accountability on the lives of individuals.”

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Yamiche Alcindor, NewsDoc 2015, receives the 2020 Gwen Ifill Award

PBS NewsHour White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, NewsDoc 2015, receives the IWMF 2020 Gwen Ifill Award. The Award is given annually to an outstanding female journalist of color whose work carries forward Ifill’s legacy.

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RTDNF names Victor Bonini, NewsDoc 2020, Bienstock Fellow

The N.S. Bienstock Fellowship award recognizes a promising minority journalist in radio or television news.

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