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Laura Zephirin announced as finalist for the 2020 GSA BAFTA Student Film Awards

Laura Zephirin is a BAFTA student film award finalist for her film Making Waves.

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William Martin III awarded the Boren Fellowship

Boren Fellowships Fund research and language study proposals by U.S. graduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests. William plans to use his funding to continue work on his thesis film in Brazil this summer.

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Shehzad Hameed wins Outstanding Achievement Award at the Tagore International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020

Pakistani filmmaker Shehzad Hameed recently won the Outstanding Achievement Award for his film, Enemy Within: Caught in the Crossfire at the Tagore International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020.

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Inside Lens – NewsDoc Student Films airing on NY/Life Channel 25 Every Friday

Airing next: Breath of Yi by Heying Chen on Friday May 8th, 2020 at 11:30pm

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NewsDoc Student William Martin Awarded Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award

The OPC Foundation provides scholarships for students who aspire to become foreign correspondents. William is one of 16 students to receive the award.

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Upcoming Event: NYU News Doc Film Festival 2020 – February 7th and 8th

The News and Documentary graduate program invites you to a film festival of student films on February 7th and 8th, 2020.

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NewsDoc Student William Martin Awarded Grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism

William Martin is one of nine investigative journalists to receive the grant from the FIJ.

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“The Grand Unified Theory Of Howard Bloom” by NewsDoc Alum Charlie Hoxie has World Premiere at DOCNYC

Charlie Hoxie is a filmmaker and editor based in Brooklyn.

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“Brooklyn Inshallah” by NewsDoc Alum Ahmed Mansour has NYC Premiere

NewsDoc alum Ahmed Mansour's first feature documentary Brooklyn Inshallah had a great NYC premiere at DOCNYC.

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NewsDoc Alum Rebecca Blandon Selected as a BDC Films Fellow

BDC Films was created in response to the lack of support for traditionally underrepresented documentary filmmakers in the Bronx.

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“The Pakistan Four” by NewsDoc Alum Shehzad Hameed Ahmad Shortlisted at the Iran International Documentary Film Festival

The Pakistan Four, which follows the journey of four path breaking Pakistani American women, has been shortlisted at the Iran International Documentary Film Festival in the short documentary category.

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News And Documentary Alumni Reunion 2019

The NewsDoc Alumni Reunion will take place on November 6 with speaker France Costrel (2010).

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