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But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day. ~Benjamin Disraeli

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Changing Hats

July 24, 2006 — Farewell? Not a chance! MCA-I NY has become my home in the communications industry. After four years of being president, I’m delighted to say that the chapter is moving forward with renewed energy and commitment and wonderful people in leadership positions, headed by your new president, Linda Lopez, and president elect, Lloyd Nilsen. . . . → Read More: Changing Hats

Three MVPs from the 2006 Film Festival

Jul 23, 2006 — Where would we be without them? It’s hard to believe, when you see what a successful production Stories from the Field has been for the past two years, that it is done entirely by volunteers — from the producers to the camera people to the last minute gang that nips and tucks until the goodnight. Here are three special people who helped to make year two the one to beat. . . . → Read More: Three MVPs from the 2006 Film Festival

Making Change: A Conversation with Dr. Maria Compte

Jul 23, 2006 — Some of MCA-I NY’s film festival supporters have careers that routinely bring them up close and personal with issues most of us only see on film or read in the news. Maria Emilia Compte, MD, MPH&TM, the vice-president for programs at Intermed International, talked with me about her work on behalf of communities in the developing world. . . . → Read More: Making Change: A Conversation with Dr. Maria Compte

Stories from the Field: Top Honors Go to Five Filmmakers

Jul 15, 2006 — For a second successful year, MCA-I NY presented Stories from the Field, the United Nations Documentary Film Festival, bringing 40 new documentary films and PSA’s to New York audiences. . . . → Read More: Stories from the Field: Top Honors Go to Five Filmmakers

Lopez and Broyer Brief the United Nations NGO Community

Jul 14, 2006 — On April 13, 2006, a week before the second annual Stories from the Field film festival, MCA-I communications chair, Linda Lopez, and her counterpart at the UNDPI (United Nations Department of Public Information), Isabelle Broyer, gave a briefing at the United Nations for an audience of international NGO (non-government organization) representatives. . . . → Read More: Lopez and Broyer Brief the United Nations NGO Community