Kopkind Filmmakers Seminars
Grassroots Film Festival 2009

The Kopkind Institute and The Center For Independent Documentary will convene 10 filmmakers at Tree Frog Farm in Guilford Vermont this coming Sunday August 2nd. The public portion of the program, the Grasroots Film Festival will begin on Thursday August 6th.

Kopkind/CID film camp is a week of radical relaxation- a chance to breathe deep, think deeper and dive into new ideas and the blue clear waters of Vermonts lakes and rivers. For more info on the camp, check out this recent article: Radical Relaxation: The Kopkind/CID Film Camp.

We are pleased to announce this years 10 selected attendees:

Matthew Gossage, from Austin Texas

Ann Bennett, New York City

Dean Hamer, Washington DC

Brett Patricia Story, Montreal , Canada

Sanford Lewis, Amherst, MA

Betsy Kalin, Los Angels, CA

Sharon Arkin, Phoenix AZ

Joan Mandell, Detroit MI

Saroja Coelho, based in Central Europe

Kavita Pillay, Cambridge, MA