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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Summer Intensive: A Few Places Still Available
April 04, 2018

Summer Intensive: A Few Places Still Available

Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels), Richard Hankin (The Jinx), Deborah Dickson (Ruthie & Connie), Ann Collins (Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold), Tom Hurwitz, ASC (Queen of Versailles) confirmed faculty; what you will learn, and more!

 
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Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 30, 2018

Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 7) are invited to apply for the first ever SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.
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Spring Festivals!
March 20, 2018

Spring Festivals!

Spring feels like Festival Season & we are zipping around North America this month with films from our prolific faculty and alumni. SocDocers are attending many festivals – we hope to see you around!
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Summer Residency: The Art of the Documentary Interview
February 14, 2018

Summer Residency: The Art of the Documentary Interview

We are launching our first summer intensive - a two-week ‘Mini-SocDoc’ for emerging filmmakers to polish their skills as directors. Read More