Congratulations to filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, whose film Made in L.A. (POV 2007) has been awarded a 2009 Hillman Prize. The Hillman Prizes are among the most prestigious awards for books, magazines, broadcast journalism and more that foster social and economic justice. The awards give recognition to journalists and public figures who demonstrate a sense of social responsibility, investigating and telling the difficult stories that need to be told.
This year’s distinguished panel of judges include: Hendrik Hertzberg, senior editor, The New Yorker; Harold Meyerson, editor-at-large, The American Prospect and columnist for the Washington Post; Katrina vanden Heuvel, executive editor, The Nation magazine; Susan Meiselas, Magnum photographer and author; and Rose Marie Arce, senior producer, CNN. For the full list of award winners, visit the website of the Hillman Foundation.
Made in L.A. will have an Encore Broadcast on August 11th as part of POV 2009 season.