Month: May 2017

Panel discussion – WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein (Jack Newfield Visiting Professor)

Please join us at Roosevelt House as for a panel discussion moderated by WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein, the current Jack Newfield Visiting Professor of Investigative Reporting at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, and featuring: Pulitzer Prize Winner Sarah Ryley, from The Trace; Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize Winner Sarah Gonzalez from WNYC; and Author Paul Moses, Professor of Journalism at Brooklyn College/CUNY. more info…

Thursday, May 18, 2017
6:00 p.m. reception / 7:00pm program
Roosevelt House

Prof. Kelly Anderson receives UFVA award

My_Bklyn_DirectorThe University Film and Video Association (UFVA) and its Documentary Working Group caucus chose Professor Kelly Anderson to receive the 2017 DWG George C. Stoney Award for Outstanding Documentary Work.

The annual award honors an individual who demonstrates the values George Stoney promoted throughout his career – stories that represent the poor, the lesser known, the working class, and as a hallmark, engage social injustice themes. The award also recognizes writing as well as media advocacy work. Prof. Anderson will receive this incredible honor at the UFVA’s annual conference banquet in Los Angeles this summer.

Kelly Anderson’s most recent film is My Brooklyn, a documentary about gentrification and the redevelopment of Downtown Brooklyn. My Brooklyn premiered at the 2012 Brooklyn Film Festival, where it won an Audience, and it was broadcast on the PBS World series America ReFramed…read more.