2005 Panels & Workshops

from the May 2005 film festival

Saturday, May 21, 2005

THE UNITED NATIONS: 60 Years of Humanitarian Effort

Panelists: Opia Mensah Kumah, chief, AERIMB, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), United Nations; E.R. Schipp, columnist, New York Daily News; Stephen Schlesinger, director, World Policy Institute, New School University

Moderator: Ramu Damodaran, chief, Department of Public Information, United Nations

Sunday, May 22, 2005

United Nations humanitarian workers and filmmakers discuss the challenges they face.

Panelists: Carmel Mulvaney, chief, UN Works Programme, Department of Public Information, United Nations; David Shadrack Smith, producer/director/director of photography, Wooway Films; Dan Thomas, senior producer, UNICEF; Enrique Yeves, chief, TV Features/Production Unit, Department of Public Information, United Nations

Moderator: Erika Jakubassa, film producer/writer/director