Happening at NYFA



Conversations | Salam: The First ****** Nobel Laureate

Biopic explores the intellectually-vibrant life of Abdus Salam, the first Pakistani Nobel Laureate. After more than a decade of creation, the NYFA Fiscally Sponsored documentary film, Salam: The First ****** Nobel Laureate, is premiering to audiences in the U.S. and abroad. The biopic explores the intellectually-vibrant life of Abdus Salam, the first Pakistani Nobel Laureate,…

Business of Art | Elevate the Art of Storytelling: a Filmmakers Guide to POV

Filmmakers, explore new possibilities for showcasing powerful stories. POV, produced by American Documentary Inc., celebrates the creative and boundary-pushing non-fiction work of independent filmmakers throughout the world. Now in its 31st year, POV has expanded its programming to diversify its storytelling, showcasing a breadth of both feature films and short-form nonfiction films that transport audiences…

Conversations | Debi Cornwall’s Book and Exhibition “Welcome to Camp America”

“Who is ‘us’ and who is ‘them?’ Whatever your response to this work, whether outrage or surprise, fear or compassion, that is the start of conversation.” – Debi Cornwall  Embroidered seamlessly together with letters, quotations, and affidavits in Arabic and English, Debi Cornwall’s book (Radius Books, 2017) and exhibition of photographs, Welcome to Camp America,…

Conversations | Nadja Verena Marcin’s OPHELIA World Tour

“Like underneath an hourglass, my approach is to be closer together, to acknowledge our singularity.” – Nadja Verena Marcin German-born artist Nadja Verena Marcin pays homage to the Shakespearean noble figure, Ophelia, in her latest multidisciplinary work by the same name. With imagery alluding to John Everett Millais’s painting, Ophelia, OPHELIA is a live performance and…

Conversations | John Morton’s Sound Installation “Fever Songs”

“Fever Songs was born from the notion of creating a space where the sonic representations of gods can be woven together in one room.” – John Morton Experimental sound artist John Morton explores religious expression in his newest installation, the NYFA Fiscally Sponsored Project Fever Songs. Through innovative computer processing and viewer interaction, Fever Songs coalesces as a collage…