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Pioneering downtown film center DCTV is celebrating 40 years of making award-winning documentary films while teaching others how to do the same. NY1's Stephanie Simon filed the following report. Inside a room at Downtown Community Television's...
Even after four decades, this little Chinatown production house couldn’t be more plugged in. Downtown Community Television Center, a pioneer in TV production, has spent years training aspiring high school filmmakers while quietly producing some of...
Like documentaries? "We haven't found another theater like this one yet and there is a need for what we’re doing." Exactly. A small post on the NY Times' Arts Beat blog mentions that in the next year, New York City is getting one of the first ever...
Documentary film lovers rejoice: Downtown Community Television Center has plans to build a 73-seat docs-only movie theater inside the organization’s headquarters at Lafayette and White Street in Lower Manhattan. Supported by the New York City...
In anticipation of its 40th anniversary celebration, Downtown Community Television Center Inc. (DCTV) has announced they will begin construction on a documentary-only movie theater, the first of its kind in the United States. This 73 seat state-of-...
The Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV), founded in 1972 by documentary filmmakers and educators Jon Alpert and Keiko Tsuno, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating New Yorkers, especially youngsters and those from diverse ethnic...
The Downtown Community Television Center, a nonprofit organization devoted to documentary film education, will begin construction in March on a $3.2 million documentary-only movie theater, center officials said. The theater, in the center’s...
DCTV Co-Founders Jon Alpert and Keiko Tsuno discuss their beginnings in filmmaking during the early days of video and what drove them to start DCTV in 1972.
I came to know DCTV as many New York based filmmakers do. I’d attended some panels hosted by groups like IFP. I’d rented gear on the 2nd floor for some local shoots. I walked by the firehouse and marveled at the architecture of that old building...
On October 11, Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV) will transform its landmark firehouse into a party space for a momentous evening, honoring their illustrious history and promising future. Sheila Nevins and the HBO Documentary Films Team...