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PFM Study Case | Here’s What Really Happened (HWRH) with International Documentary Association (IDA)

Friday 04.10 15:00
A.M. Qattan Foundation
Ranell Shubert
Jessica Devaney
Assia Boundaoui

PFM Study Case |  Here’s What Really Happened with International Documentary Association (IDA) - Closed for Media
15:00 -18:30 A.M. Qattan Foundation

I. 15:00 - 16:30
Screening of The Feeling of Being Watched by Assia Boundaoui, USA, 2019 (86 min).

II. 17:00 - 18:30 Closed Session Here’s What Really Happened
International Documentary Association (IDA), curated and moderated by Program Manager Ranell Shubert with Jessica Devaney (Producer - Multitude Film / Director) and Assia Boundaoui (Film producer/director).


Ranell Shubert

Ranell Shubert is the Educational Programs Manager at the International Documentary Association (IDA), a nonprofit organization located in Los Angeles dedicated to serving documentary filmmakers, artists, and activists. Ranell programs and manages IDA’s signature Conversation Series, which showcases interviews with prominent filmmakers, as well as master classes and workshops that enhance filmmakers’ knowledge of the craft, spotlight nonfiction leaders in the entertainment industry, and offer candid filmmaker-only “behind the scenes” conversations as well as skill-building in new media and technology. She is a programmer for the IDA’s biennial Getting Real Documentary Conference and is a regularly featured speaker and panelist at conferences, festivals, and at universities.

Jessica Devaney

Jessica Devaney is a Brooklyn-based producer and the founder of Multitude Films. Her latest film, ALWAYS IN SEASON, premiered in competition at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and won the Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency. Jessica also produced THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED (Tribeca 2018), ROLL RED ROLL (Tribeca 2018), LOVE THE SINNER (Tribeca 2017), and Critic’s Choice-nominated SPEED SISTERS (Hot Docs 2015). She has been a Women at Sundance fellow and Sundance Creative Producing Lab advisor. Jessica received the 2019 Cinereach Producers Award and is an AMPAS Documentary Branch member.

Assia Boundaoui

Assia Boundaoui is an Algerian-American filmmaker and journalist. She has reported for BBC, NPR, Al Jazeera, VICE, and CNN and received a first place Mark of Excellence award from the Society of Professional Journalists. She directed a short film about hijabi hair salons for the HBO docu-series, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Her feature directorial debut, THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED, premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.