Author: Nancy Buirski

Nancy Buirski is the founder and executive director of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, which has become the largest festival of its kind in North America. Pior to launching the festival, she was the foreign picture editor at The New York Times, where she published the 1993 Pulitzer Prize feature photo. Her book, Earth Angels: Migrant Children in America, was published by Pomegranate Artbooks in 1994. Pictures from the series have been displayed at the Smithsonian Institution and the Howard Schickler Galley. Buirski was awarded a DeWitt Wallace Fellowship in Media and Journalism at Duke University in 1996. She has also served on Tribeca Film Festival juries and panels

Articles Written by Nancy Buirski:

Where Are We Going?

The question on everyone’s mind is, Will it last? Documentaries are the hot cultural phenomenon at the moment, and in a society where change is tantamount to breathing, one cannot help wondering if the next “it” thing will simply overtake their sudden and ubiquitous popularity. This is a discouraging thought, as documentaries have a value… Read more »