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IMG_1529_2NYASHA KADANDARA and OLIVIA LACE-EVANS receive the second annual Joyce A. de Groot Memorial Award for their film, THROUGH THE FIRE at Columbia Journalism School DOC FEST ’15. Nyasha is a Zimbabwean-born multimedia journalist based in New York and is currently the Columbia Fellow at Al Jazeera English in Doha, Quatar. Olivia is a British multimedia journalist specializing in human rights, religious and international reporting. She is currently completing the BBC Fellowship in Washington, D.C. Trailer for this year’s DOC FEST…. .


steptoeSCILLIA ALECCI and GEORGE STEPTOE’s film, CODE OF SILENCE, featured in investigative story on the front page of NY Times online:

A Peril of Female Prison Officers: Other Officers

Scilla Alecci is an Italian investigative journalist and filmmaker based in New York and George Steptoe is a British investigative journalist and filmmaker in New York. Their film, CODE OF SILENCE, was first screened at the Columbia Journalism School Documentary Film Festival, DOC FEST ’15.