2007 Producers Institute Projects

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America's History in the Making

"Americas History in the Making" Producer/Director: OPB, Sam Ward Team: Sean Hutchinson, Heather Cunningham "America's History in the Making" is a 22-part series produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting. It examines the lives of...

Calavera Highway

"Calavera Highway" Producer/Directors: Renee Tajima Pena, Evangeline Griego "Calavera Highway" is a film slated for POV in 2008. The documentary traces the odyssey of brothers Armando and Carlos Pena as they carry their mother'...

Frontrunner

"Frontrunner" Producer/Director Virginia Williams Team: Steve Armstrong In "Frontrunner," Emmy-award winning documentary producer Virginia Williams tells the story of Dr. Massouda Jalal, Afghanistan's only woman candidate for...

Mind Games

"Mind Games" Producer: Phillip Daniels Team: Alex Shuper, Ritesh Ramesh "Mind Games" is a documentary about the history and culture of video games - it explores the legacy of video games & their emergence as the first new...

New Muslim Cool

"New Muslim Cool" Producer/Director: Jennifer Maytorena Taylor Team: Hannah Siddiqi, Abdur Raheem Hernandez "The New Muslim Cool" is a CPB-funded documentary about Muslim youth culture in America. Offering an open dialogue about...

Not In Our Town

"Not In Our Town" Producer/Director: Patrice O'Neal Team: Kate McLean, Ann Bennet "Not in Our Town" (NIOT) is a national PBS series about American communities fighting hate crime. It is a documentary series as well as a...

Paperback Dreams

Paperback Dreams Producer/Director: Alex Beckstead Co-Producer: Clark Caldwell "Paperback Dreams" is an ITVS/KQED project funded through the LINCS program. "Paperback Dreams" tells the story of the rise and fall of independent...

Return

"Return" Producer: Damani Baker Team: Susan James, Lafiya Watson "Return" is the story of two high-powered New Yorkers and an unexpected journey to Africa. It is a story of discovery: of the secrets of indigenous African...

Unconstitutional

Unconstitutional Producer/Director: Nonny de la Pena Team: Peggy Weil "Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties," a film by Nonny de la Pena, details the shocking way that the civil liberties of American citizens and immigrants...