ACKU architect Sebastian May gives a tour of the site for the new library and resource center.
Experts – Hassina Sherjan, Chris Alexander, Royce Wiles, Dr. Ashraf Ghani, Mstafa Naiz, Anders Fange, Tamim Samee, Leila Jazayery – discuss rebuilding Afghanistan.
You can help rebuild Afghanistan one book at a time.
Co-owner Julie Flakstad and others talk about the secret of Blow’s success.
First published in NYC24, The Hijinks Issue, 2008.
By Jay Corcoran
April Fool’s Day at Think Coffee, New York City.
Mildred Verrier was worried.
One night last week she planned to roller skate at her place of employment, Think Coffee, while dressed in her underpants and other accessories while playing the ukulele.
Length: 56 minutes
Producer: Jay Corcoran
Executive producer: Michael Roberts
Cinematographer: Jay Corcoran
Editor: George O’Donnell
Composer: Scott Killian
Undetectable is a feature documentary, following for three years six Boston residents on the new multi-drug therapies for HIV disease. The film examines the complex physical and psychological effects of the treatment on three women and three men of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and the importance of AIDS education and advocacy within both the gay and poor and minority communities. It was broadcast on PBS, Independent Lens.
2006 Nancy Hatch Dupree founded the ACKU from the over 45,000 documents she began collecting in the 1970′s, with her late husband, Louis.
We spent a week documenting some of the programs Nancy and her ACKU team undertake to educate their fellow Afghan citizens. On this day Nancy leads the ACKU to a school one hour from Kabul center. It is the first time the school of 8,000 students will have a library.
New York Diary presents one New Yorker’s personal take on September 11 and its aftermath. How was the immediate, unintelligible horror of the attacks digested and domesticated in the days and weeks that followed?
Harrowing images from the first thirty-six hours give way to the rituals of missing posters, makeshift memorials, to posing for pictures with policemen and buying t-shirts and other 9/11 memorabilia. The film asks disturbing questions about how the global electronic village assimilates and banalizes terror and mass murder.
New York Diary was broadcast on Thirteen/WNET.
Harrowing images from the first thirty-six hours give way to the rituals of missing posters, makeshift memorials and patriotic displays.
The unimaginable devastation of Ground Zero and the twenty-four hour a day removal of debris by truck and barge are juxtaposed with the get a snapshot, and take home a souvenir.
The film asks disturbing questions about how the global electronic village assimilates and banalizes terror and mass murder.
To view New Diary Part 1 click here.