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Changes at the Helm

The Sundance Institute recently named Tabitha Jackson as the new director of its Documentary Film Program (DFP); she succeeds Cara Mertes, who stepped
A Conversation with Gordon Quinn and Amir George For over 50 years, Chicago’s Kartemquin Films has been at the vanguard of social issue nonfiction.
An unapologetically progressive fest since its 2003 inception, CPH:DOX has never been content to merely showcase films. From the start, it set out to
In this most tumultuous of years, 2020 is also shaping up to be a transformational year for IDA, lockdown notwithstanding. For one, there’s the much
For over 50 years, Chicago-based Kartemquin Films has been a leading voice for social justice in the documentary field. Founder/Artistic Director
It’s no small challenge to go on record to talk about your very important new job when you’ve only been at it a handful of weeks. But like everything
Simon Kilmurry takes the helm this summer as IDA's new executive director, following 16 years at the venerable PBS series POV—the last nine years as
Diane Weyermann was recently appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Documentary Production at Participant Productions
Michael Lumpkin recently took the reins as IDA’s new executive director, following a distinguished 25-year tenure at Frameline, the well-regarded San
In March 2006, Paula Kerger joined the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) as its sixth president and CEO. Prior to her appointment at PBS, Kerger was