Events from On Assignment and the duPont-Columbia Awards
The duPont-Columbia Awards regularly host events featuring both past Award winners, and as well as a regular documentary film series called Film Fridays, organized in collaboration with Columbia Journalism School's Documentary Program.
With first hand accounts, the film looks at the 1944 assault of Recy Taylor, a 24 year old African American mother, at the hands of six white men in Alabama, an examination of past injustice to talk about what justice means today. Q&A after with Director Nancy Buirski.
Bonded through skateboarding, three young friends in rust belt America struggle to stay connected under the pressure of growing up and a desire to escape their volatile family lives. Q&A after with Director Bing Liu.
Join us for a screening of Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes, the untold story of the political kingmaker who created Fox News, kicked off the #MeToo movement and helped elect Donald Trump. Q & A with Director Alexis Bloom.
Our opening Film Friday of the season - RBG - ended with a conversation with filmmakers Betsy West, Julie Cohen, EP Amy Entelis, moderated by June Cross. Extra special guest appearance by the Notorious RBG in the flesh.
Join us for a screening of "Hell on Earth," followed by a Q&A with award-winning filmmakers Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested.
Zoe Chace of This American Life and Michael Barbaro of The Daily are both experienced journalists creating some of the most compelling stories on the radio and in podcasting.
Join us for a screening of Steven Spielberg's "The Post," followed by a Q&A with the screenwriters Josh Singer and Liz Hannah.
Join us for a Film Fridays screening of "I Am Another You," the Sundance award-winning film, followed by a Q&A with Director Nanfu Wang.
Join us for an advanced screening of the documentary "Far From the Tree," based on the bestselling book by Andrew Solomon, followed by a Q&A after the movie with Solomon and Director Rachel Dretzin.
Join us for a screening of "Motherland," a documentary about one of the world's busiest maternity hospitals, followed by a Q&A with Director Ramona Diaz.