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.

Upcoming Classes with Christopher Nizza

February 21 @ 6:30 pm


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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