In addition, Born Into This won an Audience Award at the Brooklyn Film Festival and has been selected to be part of the Columbia University Showcase at DOC NYC. Sean Ryon and Lea Zora Scruggs are ... [Read More]
Columbia School of Journalism Documentary Film Program
The Joyce A. de Groot Fund provides support for documentary film students in this masters program is designed to develop students as independent film producers and directors.
Students in the Documentary Program produce an annual weekend documentary film fest to showcase films created by these emerging filmmakers from around the globe. Their films have explored issues of immigration, deportation, homelessness among female war veterans, wage theft and worker abuse, literacy, family impact of incarceration, transgender struggles, discrimination and PTSD to the world of black classical ballet dancers, competitive yoga, an inside look at political campaigns and more.
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich meets with Americans from all walks of life as he chronicles a seismic shift in the nation's economy. ... [Read More]
Seven films. One day. Come for one, stay for all. Join us for DOCFEST '17, the annual celebration of the graduating class of documentary filmmakers from the Columbia Journalism School. The morning ... [Read More]
Nyasha Kadandara and Olivia Lace-Evans received the second annual Joyce A. de Groot Memorial Award for THROUGH THE FIRE. Nyasha is a Zimbabwean-born multimedia journalist based in New York and was ... [Read More]