Category Archives: Public

MNFF 2016 Panel: The Changing Face of Journalism in the Age of New Media

“Page One: Inside The New York Times” chronicles the transformation of the media industry at its time of greatest turmoil. After the screening, Hamilton Boardman, Sr. Editor of The New York Times and publisher of the online edition, talks with Jay Craven on how The New York Times has further evolved since the film’s release in 2011. The conversation expands to a panel, “The Changing Face of Journalism in the Age of New Media,” with participants including Hamilton Boardman; Lindsay Crouse, Coordinating Producer, Op Docs, The New York Times; John Nichols, The Nation; Angelo Lynn, Publisher, Addison Independent; Paula Routly, Publisher, Seven Days; John Van Hoesen, Senior VP/Chief Content Officer, VPR. Moderated by Jay Craven. Recorded 8/28/16.
Producer: MCTV

MNFF 2016 Panel: New Currents in Documentary Filmmaking

Documentary filmmakers are widening their influence in American society. Join an outstanding panel of prominent filmmakers as they explore the diverse aesthetics being employed in creating documentaries, the wide-ranging outcomes their work has on societal issues and legal cases, and their ability to make a living in this exciting but challenging field. Panelists include Barbara Kopple [“Harlan County, USA,” “Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation,” and “Miss Sharon Jones!”]; Tony Stone [“Peter And The Farm”]; Todd Wider and Jedd Wider [“God Knows Where I Am”]; Amy Geller and Allie Humenuk [“The Guys Next Door”]; and John Stanton [The Last Bay Scallop?].” Recorded 8/27/16.
Producer: MCTV

MNFF 2016: Film as Journalism–Op Docs at the New York Times

The New York Times Op-Docs series invites both renowned and emerging filmmakers to contribute new short opinion documentaries reflecting a wide series of styles and subject matter, including current affairs, contemporary life, and historical subjects. Now in its fifth season, the Op Docs initiative at The New York Times is part of the growing “Film As Journalism” phenomenon. Lindsay Crouse, The Times’ Coordinating Producer of Op Docs, will present several of these excellent short documentaries. She will offer background and context on the entire Op Docs program and address how it advances the journalistic enterprise of the online edition of America’s leading newspaper. Recorded 8/27/16.
Producer: MCTV