Black August Hip Hop Project (2010) is a documentary directed by writer and filmmaker Dream Hampton (first woman editor of The Source Magazine) in association with Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. The film is intended to raise awareness about political prisoners in the United States and abroad. The documentary features interviews
…a student organization at Columbia College Chicago for anybody who likes making documentaries, watching documentaries, and/or talking about documentaries! You don’t have to be a film or TV major to join! -We connect students to internship opportunities, networking opportunities, fun workshops, and free screenings. –We meet every Wednesdays at 5:30pm
By R. Patrick Lile For years, ESPN had been relatively absent from the sports-doc scene, but after the 2008 release of Dan Klores’s Black Magic, ESPN saw an opportunity to make a statement. Black Magic examined the struggle for civil rights told through the eyes of basketball players at Historical Black
Every year, Columbia College Chicago hosts Convocation, a welcoming event for new students. At Convocation students have the opportunity to learn more about various student organizations and academic departments, while enjoying free food and live entertainment. Viva Doc will be present at Convocation, and looks forward to recruiting new students
Read what Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films, Jeff Spitz, the filmmaker behind “The Return of Navajo Boy,” and Russell Porter, Associate Professor at Columbia College Chicago with forty years of documentary experience, have to say about this decision to force Joseph Berlinger, the filmmaker behind “Crude,” to turn over his unused footage.