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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DOC NYC Shows 13 SocDoc Films
October 24, 2017

DOC NYC Shows 13 SocDoc Films

Fall is upon us and that means DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, is right around the corner.  SVA SocDoc is thrilled to announce a full lineup of alumni and faculty films and panels. Read More
Info Sessions: Nov. 20 (online) & Dec. 2 (NYC)
October 20, 2017

Info Sessions: Nov. 20 (online) & Dec. 2 (NYC)

Are you interested in combining social activism and creativity? Passionate about storytelling? The Read More
Prospective Students: Attend Fall Process & Style Screenings
September 28, 2017

Prospective Students: Attend Fall Process & Style Screenings

If you're interested in joining SVA's MFA Social Documentary Film program, we encourage you to come by for a tour of the department, and to sit in on our weekly screening series that comprise our Process & Style class on Thursday evenings. Read More
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