“Through Their Eyes” at Toronto Film Festival

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 April 2014 — My wife, Esther, and I are pleased to announce that our documentary, “Through Their Eyes,” has been nominated to compete in the Documentary Feature category at the Toronto International Film and Video Awards festival. The documentary follows a diverse group of six American University students discovering the forbidden island […]

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“Through Their Eyes” to London Film Festival

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 September 2013 — Esther and I received notice this morning that our film, “THROUGH THEIR EYES” has been selected to participate at the 23rd edition of the London Latin American Film Festival which will take place at BOLIVAR HALL, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON /INSTITUTE OF THE AMERICAS and at other venues across London […]

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“Through Their Eyes” Material in JFK “Peace” Video

WASHINGTON, DC, 22 March 2013 — Some of the footage used in this piece about JFK was drawn from “Through Their Eyes,” the one-hour documentary that my wife, Esther, and I made about AU Abroad students in Cuba during fall 2011. We’re proud to see it used in conjunction with coverage of the 50th anniversary […]

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Photojournalism Student Writes About Cuba Experience

WASHINGTON, DC, 23 February 2013 — The seeds that my AU Abroad students planted in Cuba during fall semester 2011 continue to bear fruit. Click HERE to read a story and to see pictures made by Efrain Ramirez, one of six AU students studying on the island at that time. All six students took my […]

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AU Abroad Students in Cuba Enter Final Lap

HAVANA, Cuba, 3 November 2012 — Students enrolled in my “Photojournalism and Social Documentary” class of AU Abroad’s semester in Cuba head out in a 1950s “maquina” for a photo expedition in Old Havana. I had the opportunity to spend time with the students as they enter the final lap of their fall semester here, […]

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AU Abroad Takes Sony Cameras to Semester in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, 7 September 2012 — The sun also rises over Havana, Cuba, from where I just returned after having spent a week supervising my “Photojournalism and Social Documentary” class, to be taught this semester by a Cuban instructor. This is the early-morning view from my room on the 8th floor of the Hotel Presidente, […]

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