Chloe Kurabi

Chloe Kurabi

Chloe Kurabi is a documentary producer, editor and archival researcher whose work has appeared on HBO & PBS. She has worked for filmmakers such as Spike Lee, Mona Nicoara, Thomas Allen Harris, and Sam Pollard. Recently, she completed archival research for Hank Willis Thomas and the Cause Collective, for a video- installation commissioned by the Birmingham Airport. Chloe received her bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College where she studied photography, writing & comparative literature. After working for organizations such as Open Society Institute, Food Bank for New York City, and Columbia University, she chose to pursue a career in documentary film production. Her short documentary The Price screened as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Discotheque in June 2012 and she is currently working on a documentary about her father’s family in Syria and the Arab Spring. She is also a member of The Film Shop, a filmmaker collective in Brooklyn. Some of her favorite docs: My Architect, Iraq in Fragments, Hands on a Hard Body, Gimme Shelter, Harlan County USA, Paris is Burning, Grey Gardens, Five Broken Cameras, In a Dream, & Jonestown: The Life & Death of Peoples Temple.

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7th Annual Thesis Showcase Lineup Announced
August 31, 2017

7th Annual Thesis Showcase Lineup Announced

Join us to celebrate GROUP 7, the class of 2017 with our annual Thesis Showcase.  Here we screen each graduate’s work-in-progress thesis films. They inspire and amaze us. We hope you feel the same!
 
Screenings are Sept. 22-23 at the SVA Theatre, and are free & open to the public. Read More
SocDoc Alum David Osit Earns Three Emmy Noms!
August 08, 2017

SocDoc Alum David Osit Earns Three Emmy Noms!

A big shout-out to our own David Osit (class of 2011) for his News and Documentary Emmy Awards nominations for his film Thank You For Playing: Best Documentary, Outstanding Editing: Documentary, and Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary. The film is directed and produced by David Osit and Malika Zouhali-Worrall, and David also served as the film's editor, cinematographer, and composer. Read More
Toronto Film Festival, IFP Week & PBS "POV" Include SocDoc Titles
August 02, 2017

Toronto Film Festival, IFP Week & PBS "POV" Include SocDoc Titles

It is just the middle of summer and our steadfast SocDoc alumni and faculty are covering themselves in glory! Like iridescent pearls, they are picking up the light from industry, networks and festivals alike and sending it back out into the world.&nb Read More
Spring Festivals and Awards Roundup
April 13, 2017

Spring Festivals and Awards Roundup

Tis the season to celebrate documentary filmmaking and SocDocers are certainly joining the fun.  From Hot Docs in Canada to Monclair Film Festival in our own backyard and doc labs around the world, we’re thrilled to have such a strong show Read More