Marina Garde 

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Marina, the  Executive Director of ALBA, is the Founder and Director of Impugning Impunity (IIFF Docs). Marina oversees the operational elements of IIFF Docs, including fund-raising and development activities. With a Master's Degree in Political Science, she spent a decade working on human rights issues at the United Nations. Prior to moving to New York, Marina worked as a consultant for the Media Business School, in Ronda, Spain, an organization funded by the European Commission to promote the film industry. 

Ruth Somalo

ASSOCIATE FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Ruth is a filmmaker, curator, and researcher with more than 13 years of experience in the international audiovisual field. She works as a Programmer for DocumentaMadrid and for DOC NYC film festival. Her nonfiction work touches upon labor rights, death rituals, ghosts, creative processes, and musical theater. Her work has been shown in festivals and museums nationally and abroad including the Contemporary Art Center Matadero de Madrid, San Sebastian International Film Festival, Cinema du Réel, ADFF, L’Alternativa, MOMA PS1  and at the EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam (Spanish Cinema Without Fear).

Alec Lane

SCREENING COMMITTEE

Alec is an archivist, filmmaker, and academic raised in Cold Spring, NY and living in Brooklyn. His interests are primarily in film preservation, philosophy, and formalist avant-garde and underground art, especially minimalist and queer cinemas. He has assisted with several film digitization projects at his university’s archive and produced writing on film in academic and critical contexts. He is finishing his senior year as a Cinema Studies major at NYU.

Patrick C. Offenheiser

SCREENING COMMITTEE

Patrick is a documentary filmmaker interested in using film as a medium for cultural exploration and investigative storytelling with an emphasis on social justice. He has experience directing, filming and producing film projects in a multitude of environments, in the US and abroad. He has extensive travel experience, having lived abroad much of my early life in Peru and Bangladesh. Additionally, as a film professional, he spent time working on photography and film projects, primarily in the regions of the former Yugoslavia, Palestine, Albania and rural Costa Rica.

Adam Maida

Festival Graphic Designer

Adam Maida is a U.S-based artist who has created a wide array of work centered on political and social crises, as well as key art for films, editorial illustrations, and packaging design. Some of his clients have included: The New Yorker, WIRED, Village Voice, AFL-CIO, NPR, PBS, Human Rights Watch, The Intercept, and The Nation.  

All screenings to be held at DCTV

87 Lafayette Street

New York NY  10013

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