Documentary filmmaker and professor Tanya Sleiman currently teaches film and television production in California and recently taught with NYU as the 2011 on-site Program Director for documentary film and photography in Cuba. Her 2008 short essay, "A Chronicle Of Concrete," screened on PBS, in international festivals and US exhibitions. Her 2009 documentary Iraq in the USA was featured on California Public Radio for its vibrant collective portrait of Iraqi refugees in a new wave of migration to US shores. In 2008, Tanya dove into her exploration of Jewish American photographer Helen Levitt’s legacy, sharing a 30-minute film version at Cantor Arts Center for their 2011 exhibit “In a New York Minute: Photographs by Helen Levitt.” A former Fulbright Scholar, Tanya earned her MFA in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University.
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