Peter Kinoy is a New York based documentary editor and co-founder of Skylight, a human rights media organization.  His films WHEN THE MOUNTAINS TREMBLE, GRANITO, 500 YEARS and many more have played Sundance, NY Film Festival, Human Rights Watch Film Festival and national PBS.  In the 1990s his documentaries about poor people organizing in the US – TAKEOVER, POVERTY OUTLAW, OUTRIDERS played Sundance and PBS. In 1999 Kinoy helped organize the Media College of the University of the Poor and worked on media with numerous grass-roots organizing efforts.  Kinoy has taught film in Cuba, CCNY, is a member of the Writers Guild, and AMPAS.

Past Classes with Peter Kinoy

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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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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