Rooj Alwazir

Rooj Alwazir

Rooj Alwazir is a Yemeni-American independent artist based in New York. Rooj is also the co-founder of SupportYemen Media Co-op, where she and her friends direct and produce social-issue based films. Her work has been exhibited in various cities, such as Paris, Brussels, London, and Washington D.C and her writings have also been featured in numerous publications, including Rolling Stone and Al Jazeera. Rooj is a vegan foodie, a coffee snob and always up for talking about queer and brown people things. She is currently pursing a masters degree in Film in New York City.

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Camera, Sound & Budgeting Winter Weekend Workshops
January 15, 2020

Camera, Sound & Budgeting Winter Weekend Workshops

Interested in improving your documentary skills? Here are five workshops which can give you a whole range of skills to explore the wonderland of documentary. Whatever your professional background, these small classes will provide targeted and hands-o Read More
Sundance 2020: Alumni films at the festival!
January 14, 2020

Sundance 2020: Alumni films at the festival!

The SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2020 has announced their line up, which includes seven SocDoc titles!

In the US Documentary Competition, three of the sixteen selected features have SocDoc Alumni and Faculty on crew:
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DOC NYC 2019 - SocDoc in Abundance!
October 21, 2019

DOC NYC 2019 - SocDoc in Abundance!

We are thrilled to see so many SocDoc filmmakers a part of this year’s DOC NYC line-up! DOC NYC, America's largeset documentary festival, is entering it's tenth year, November 6-15, 2019. We are proud long-time supporters of the festiva Read More
Fall 2020 Info Sessions
October 15, 2019

Fall 2020 Info Sessions

Ready to incite change and amplify the compelling stories you find in the world? Our graduate documentary film program sharpens your artistic voice. Read More