Emily Cohen Ibañez

Director/Producer
Reversa Films

Emily Cohen Ibañez is a Colombian-American filmmaker who tells stories about the complex relationship between the United States and Latin America. The National Science Foundation, Fulbright Colombia, and the Wenner-Gren Foundation amongst others have supported her research, writing, and films.  

Her documentary Bodies at War/MINA (2015) premiered at El Festival de Cine de Bogotá where it was nominated for a UNICEF award. She was a cinematographer for
Bronx Obama (2014) directed by Ryan Murdock, which won Best of Fest at AFI Docs. Her short film Iraq Veterans Against the War Perform Operation First Casualty (2007) premiered at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.  

She earned her doctorate in Anthropology (2011) at New York University and was a Wenner-Gren Fellow in Ethnographic Film at UC Santa Cruz from 2016-2017, working on her film, Virtual War currently in post-production. She was a two-time finalist for the Sundance New Frontier Lab for this film. She is currently in early production for her documentary series, Ashley’s Story, about a Mexican-American teenager who dreams of being the first in her family to go to college. Emily is a semi-finalist for the Sundance Development Fellowship for this project. She is currently running a crowdfunding campaign for Ashley’s Story at http://www.seedandspark.com/fund/ashleys-story-documentary

Sessions in which Emily Cohen Ibañez attends

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

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9:15 AM
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  • Pulling Back the Curtain
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  • Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study - Linwood Dunn Theater
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM  | 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Interactive Workshop
    SustainabilityTransparencyFilmmaker OnlyEmerging
11:45 AM
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Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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Frederick Wiseman
Participant
Zipporah Films
Director, Producer, Edit...
11:30 AM
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  • Gimme Truth!
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  • The Montalbán - Theatre
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM  | 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Game Show
    CreativityTransparencyEmerging
8:00 PM
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  • PBS Indies Party
  • Signup required
  • NeueHouse Hollywood - NeueHouse Hollywood
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM  | 2 hours

Thursday 27 September, 2018

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9:00 AM
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  • Keynote: Orwa Nyrabia
  • Signup required
  • Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study - Linwood Dunn Theater
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM  | 30 minutes
  • Keynote
    CreativitySustainabilityTransparencyInternationalASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
9:45 AM
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