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Monadnock Film Festival culminates with Daniels Award documentary

By Ethan DeWitt Sentinel Staff April 24, 2017 In Deh’Subz, a remote village in Afghanistan’s Kabul province, meaningful change can seem a rarity. Literacy rates have long been near the lowest in the world. Many of the village’s families today

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Monadnock International Film Festival names Daniels award winner

Beth Murphy, 2017 Jonathan Daniels Award Recipient - What Tomorrow Brings

Article By Sentinel Staff Friday, March 10, 2017 A Massachusetts filmmaker will be the recipient of this year’s Jonathan Daniels Award at the Monadnock International Film Festival next month. Beth Murphy is being honored for her documentary “What Tomorrow Brings”

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Best of New Hampshire, July 2016, New Hampshire Magazine

the colonial theatre headlines the monadnock international film festival - best in nh 2016

Up-and-coming Film Fest: Not to take anything away from the work done by the big New Hampshire Film Festival in October, it’s noteworthy that, in the sleepy southwest corner of our state, a serious contender has emerged. Held in April,

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Monadnock film festival wraps with top award going to ‘Jim Foley’ filmmaker

rian Oakes, director of “Jim: The James Foley Story,” holds the Jonathan Daniels Award, Photo © Michael Moore / Sentinel Staff

Article By Matt Nanci Sentinel Staff – Monday, April 18, 2016 Brian Oakes didn’t want the public’s lasting image of journalist James Foley to be of him in the desert wearing an orange jumpsuit and preparing to die. So he

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Daniels Award To Go To Director Of Film About James Foley

brian oakes awarded jonathan daniels award

Article By Sentinel Staff A New Hampshire native who directed a film about his friend, murdered journalist James Foley, is this year’s recipient of the Jonathan Daniels Award at the Monadnock International Film Festival. Brian Oakes will receive the honor

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MONIFF Announces 2014 Jonathan Daniels Award Recipient

edet belzberg, director and producer, watchers in the sky

The legacy of lawyer Raphael Lemkin, who became a tireless human rights advocate and introduced the word ‘genocide’ to describe mass slaughter as a crime against humanity in 1944, is featured in Academy Award nominated filmmaker and Director Edet Belzberg’s

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Ken Burns – Jonathan Daniels Award Winner

ken burns, jonathan daniels award winner 2013, photo by cable risdon

What is the Jonathan Daniels Award? The Jonathan Daniels Award is presented to a filmmaker whose body of work encompasses the spirit of Jonathan Daniels through its social consciousness, its power to elicit change, and tells stories of hope, redemption,

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Who Is Jonathan Daniels?

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If you live in Keene, New Hampshire or follow the history of the Civil Rights movement, you most likely know the answer to this question. Not everyone does or has, so we want to provide you a little more background.

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