Media Hope and African Capacity
A lecture by Farah Chaudhry and Chip Duncan
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Farah Chaudhry is the Project manager of Africa Journal at Thomson Reuters and Head of Business Development and Marketing at A24 Media Limited and Camerapix Limited. Farah Chaudhry was awarded the McCormick Scholarship (Northwestern) in October 2011 to pursue a Master’s program for experienced professionals in Journalism in Media Strategy and Leadership at Medill.
Chip Duncan is a filmmaker, author, photographer and president of The Duncan Entertainment Group, a documentary production company formed in 1984. Duncan is currently writing and directing a two-hour public television special called The Reagan Presidency (slated for broadcast in 2012). Duncan has filmed in more than 40 countries. His documentary television specials and series have won more than 100 national and international awards; broadcast networks include PBS, HBO, Discovery, TLC, Showtime, Lifetime and Sundance Channel.
Duncan will discuss his recent documentary work in northern Ethiopia and Darfur, Sudan.
Cost: Free and open to the public; pay-by-space and all-day parking ($11) available in lot 3.