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IDA Presents: National Geographic Documentary Films' From The Ashes

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Screening of National Geographic Documentary Films, From The Ashes Includes moderated Q&A with Executive Producers Katherine Oliver and Jon Kamen. Moderated by IDA Executive Director Simon Kilmurry
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Please join International Documentary Association (IDA) Presents a special screening of National Geographic Documentary Films' From The Ashes with moderated Q&A. The film captures Americans in communities across the country as the wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. Beyond the all the rhetoric of the “war on coal”, From the Ashes presents a compelling and often heartbreaking stories about what’s at stake for our economy, health and climate. The film invites audience to learn more about an industry on the edge and it means for their lives.

DATE & LOCATION:

Monday, June 19th

Doors open at 6:00pm
Screening begins at 7:00pm
Q&A To Follow 

with Executive Producers Katherine Oliver and Jon Kamen,
moderated by IDA Executive Director Simon Kilmurry


The Landmark Theater
Westside Pavillion
10850 W. Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064 (Map)

Parking is free for the first three hours, and $5 for an additional three hours with validation.

Katherine Oliver, Executive Producer
Katherine Oliver is a principal at Bloomberg Associates, an international philanthropic consulting firm founded by former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. In her position overseeing the media and digital strategies portfolio, Katherine helps cities harness the power of media and technology to improve government services, and advises them how to attract and promote businesses to support economic growth in these sectors. Katherine also oversees Bloomberg Philanthropies’ support for film, TV and digital projects and serves as an Executive Producer on From the Ashes, the first feature film produced by Bloomberg Philanthropies and RadicalMedia. From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be.

Prior to joining Bloomberg Associates, Katherine served as Commissioner of NYC's Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment from 2002-2013.There she implemented strategic initiatives such as the Made in NY marketing and branding program; helped to generate direct spending of $7.1 billion annually in the entertainment sector, an increase of more than 50% from 2002; and saw industry jobs climb to an all-time high of 130,000. Under Katherine, the City instituted the first and only municipal-based tax credit in the film industry; initiated a program to train unemployed and underemployed New Yorkers for work in film and TV production; created the position of Chief Digital Officer, the first of its kind anywhere; and delivered a roadmap to establish NYC as the world's top-ranked digital city. By the end of the Bloomberg administration, 300 feature films and over 100 TV shows were being shot each year in New York City, and more than a quarter million people were employed in the tech industry. Katherine continues to be passionate about the impact that media and entertainment can have in marketing and promoting a city and supporting local economies.
Jon Kamen, Executive Producer and Chairman & CEO, RadicalMediaFrom the Ashes
Founding Chairman and CEO Jon Kamen’s artistic vision has solidified RadicalMedia’s position as one of the leading generators of premium content, distributed worldwide in nearly every medium possible, including television and film, graphic and interactive design.

Under his leadership, RadicalMedia has created and produced numerous acclaimed projects such as the Academy Award-winning The Fog of War; the Academy- and Emmy Award-nominated Paradise Lost documentaries for HBO; and the Academy-nominated and Emmy-winning Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?. Other recent acclaimed documentary specials include Hamilton’s America for PBS’ Great Performances, Oh, Hello On Broadway for Netflix, and the Judd Apatow/Michael Bonfiglio directed documentary, May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers which world premiered at the 2017 SXSW film festival where it won an audience award and will air next year on HBO. Recent series include MARS, the National Geographic six-part global miniseries event; America Divided, a 5-part documentary series on inequality in America with fellow executive producers Common, Norman Lear and Shonda Rhimes for EPIX; and Netflix’s eight-part docuseries, Abstract: The Art of Design, which world premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Kamen, a recipient of the Smithsonian’s National Design Award and Mayor Bloomberg’s “Made in NY” Award, sits on the board of trustees for Rhode Island School of Design, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Museum of the Moving Image, Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, and Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy.

Although Radical has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, and Shanghai, Kamen chooses to live in NYC and is proud to be a longtime partner of Bloomberg Philanthropies.

We look forward to a wonderful evening!
Any questions contact screenings@documentary.org

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Landmark Theater
10850 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

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International Documentary Association

Founded in 1982, the International Documentary Association (IDA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that promotes nonfiction filmmakers, and is dedicated to increasing public awareness for the documentary genre. Our major program areas are: Advocacy, Filmmaker Services, Education, and Public Programs and Events.

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