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Q&A with THE ANTHROPOLOGIST Directors

FRI November 11th & SAT November 12th

 

DIRECTOR BIOS FOR THE ANTHROPOLOGIST

 

Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy Newberger are Ironbound Films. Headquartered in an old inn on the Hudson River opposite West Point Military Academy, Ironbound Films creates documentaries for theaters, television, museums, and the web.. In addition, Daniel wrote, Seth edited, and Jeremy did art direction for the film.

Their last documentary Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie premiered at Tribeca, hit theaters care of Magnolia Pictures, and aired on CNN in August 2015. It was a New York Times Critics’ Pick and was chosen in 2013 as best documentary by NY1; a top-ten movie by LA Weekly; and a top-ten documentary by USA Today and the International Press Academy.

They produced and directed the feature documentary The New Recruits. It profiles social entrepreneurs and business school graduates in Kenya, India, and Pakistan using market principles to fight poverty. Narrated by Rainn Wilson, The New Recruits aired on PBS. In 2011, it was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting.

Their previous documentary was The Linguists, the world’s first look at how languages become endangered, and how scientists document, archive, and help return them to use. The first film funded by the National Science Foundation ever to premiere at Sundance, The Linguists went on to win top honors at hundreds of film festivals around the world, enjoy a gala premiere at the Paris headquarters of UNESCO, and air on PBS. In 2010, The Linguists was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming.