Christopher Nizza is a New York City born, bred and based filmmaker and editor whose Emmy Award-winning work includes documentaries, commercials and music videos. His feature-length documentary film DEAR MANDELA won the Grand Jury Prize at the Brooklyn Film Festival & the Golden Butterfly at the Movies That Matter Festival in The Hague. The film has screened in over 40 countries & been translated into 12 languages. Along with other filmmakers and activists he also helped launch and run the Media College of the University of the Poor, a group that produced media projects together with grassroots organizations and conducted educational programs centered on storytelling and media literacy.

Past Classes with Christopher Nizza

June 10 @ 6:30 pm

MEDIA MAKERS FOR A NEW WORLD: SESSION 3

This is the 3rd in a series of workshops on the relationship between media and movement building. This 3rd session will feature the screening of short works by workshop participants
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March 21 @ 6:30 pm

MEDIA MAKERS FOR A NEW WORLD: SESSION 2

The centerpiece of this 2nd session is a sneak preview screening of the 30-minute documentary film Empire State Rumblings. We will have the filmmakers and some activists involved in this organizing present for discussion after the film. The focus will be on how the filmmakers and activists collaborated around the project.
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February 21 @ 6:30 pm

MEDIA MATCHMAKERS FOR A NEW WORLD

New York State Poor People’s Campaign, the Kairos Center, and The People’s Forum are excited to present a workshop on MEDIA MATCHMAKERS FOR A NEW WORLD: A 3-part collaborative workshop of screening, discussions, and media work.
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