DOCYARD 2013 Winter Season Closer! Join us!

Date: April 22, 7PM at the Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

Details: 90min, USA, 2012

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Synopsis: Localore, a new initiative produced by AIR (Association of Independents in Radio), is transforming public media. Our 10 Lead Producers, in collaboration with their local station radio and television incubators, spent the last year focusing their ingenuity on blending digital and traditional broadcast tools and platforms to expand the reach of public media in local communities and establish new capacity for R&D at stations. Collectively,  our local production teams, in collaboration with technology partner Zeega, are leading us to a new vision of public media, pushing the envelope on storytelling and documentary to shine new light on a rich and diverse 21st century America.

Media Makers in Attendance for a Post-Screening Q&A with PBS’s Hari Sreenivasan

Participating Producers and Stations:

Jennifer Brandel / WBEZ, Chicago, IL – Curious City: Let’s Get Answers 

Anayansi Diaz-Cortes and Eric Pearse-Chavez/ KCRW, Los Angeles, CA – Sonic Trace

Julia Kumari Drapki/KVNF, Paonia, CO – iSeeChange 

Ken Eklund/Twin Cites Public Television, St. Paul, MN – Ed Zed Omega

Delaney Hall/KUT Austin, TX – Austin Music Map

Todd Melby/Prairie Public Broadcasting, North Dakota – Black Gold Boom 

Erica Mu – KALW, San Francisco, CA – Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project 

Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar – WYSO, Yellow Springs, OH – Reinvention

Nikki Silva and Davia Nelson (The Kitchen Sisters) – KQED Radio and Television, San Francisco, CA – The Making Of…

Val Wang and Kelly Creedon – WGBH, Boston, MA – Planet Takeout

Kara Oehler – Zeega

Executive Producer:  Sue Schardt 

Executive Editor:  Noland Walker

Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Wyncote Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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