Josh Koury

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Josh Koury
Workshop Instructor

Josh Koury is a documentary filmmaker living and working in Brooklyn, NY. His first film, Standing By Yourself, received critical acclaim after opening theatrically in 2002. His second feature length documentary, We Are Wizards, had its World Premiere at SXSW in March of 2008 and was later theatrically released in 5 cities across the country. His latest feature length film, Journey to Planet X, had its World Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and has traveled film festivals around the world. The film was picked up as an Epix Original Documentary and aired nationwide in May of 2013. His most recent film, a short documentary titled We Will Live Again premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013 and is traveling the film festival circuit. Additionally, Koury co-founded the Brooklyn Underground Film Festival where he served as Programming Director for four years. He also spent four years working at the Hamptons Int’l Film Festival as a Programmer and their Programming Manager. He is currently a faculty member at the Pratt Institute.

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