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FIELD OF VISION

FIELD OF VISION—co-founded by Laura Poitras, Charlotte Cook, and A.J. Schnack—is a “filmmaker-driven documentary unit that commissions and creates original short-form non-fiction films about developing and ongoing stories around the globe.”* fieldofvision.org/#films *See: fieldofvision.org/laura-poitras-aj-schnack-charlotte-cook Laura Poitras. Image credit: Praxis Films.

THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

“Colors, like scents, are a royal road from the outside world to our emotions.” — Peter Schjeldahl* The Underground Museum—founded in Los Angeles in 2012 by artists Noah Davis and Karon Davis—is dedicated to the exhibition of museum-quality art, and serving as a cultural hub for low-to-moderate-income communities. According to UM director Megan Steinman, the […]

LAURA POITRAS AND AVA DUVERNAY

“If you’re not fighting every day for what you believe in, and another day disappears, you are losing.” — Julian Assange, in RISK Laura Poitras began filming RISK—her very up-to-date look at Assange’s activities thusfar—before she shot Citizenfour.* Shortly after the 2013 events documented in the Edward Snowden documentary transpired, Poitras and Assange had a […]