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Timely Cinema for Social Justice

At a screening of his film Two Trains Runnin’, director Sam Pollard encouraged students to embrace the challenge of turning history into socially conscious documentaries.

Moving Documentary Focuses on Forgiveness

An intense documentary about murder and forgiveness wins Grand Prize at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

From Script to Screen

As a summer intern at Running Man studio in NYC, Film/Animation/Video major Sarah Novak-Sheward 19 FAV gets a feel for TV production.

RISD Standouts at Comic-Con

Comic book artists Sonny Liew 01 IL, Erica Henderson 08 FAV and Anne Szabla 10 IL collected multiple Eisner Awards at Comic-Con 2017.

Pursuing a Career in Film

Brown|RISD dual degree grad Hannah Subotnick BRDD 16 FAV finds support for her hypnotic conceptual films through a series of artist residencies.

Final Films Capture Personal Visions

Film/Animation/Video seniors present a broad range of animated and live action films at this spring’s festival.

Advocating for Substantive Change

Film/Animation/Video faculty member Andrew Freiband 97 FAV presents recent research projects focused on the changing role of the contemporary documentarian.

Subotnick Wins Major Recognition

Film/Animation/Video Critic Steven Subotnick enjoys a wave of accolades, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Grand Prix at this year’s Holland Animation Festival.

Making it Work Post-RISD

Four alumni with remarkably different real-world experience came to RISD in late February for a panel discussion called Working it. Making it Work.

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