Now Is the Time

An inspiring short documentary about an international group of activists dedicated to ending the US blockade against Cuba.

  • Jennifer Wager
    Venezuela Rising, Against the Silence
  • Gail Walker
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 16, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    10 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Language:
    English, Spanish
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Director Biography - Jennifer Wager

Jennifer Wager coordinates the Communications A.A., New Media Technology A.A.S., and the Digital Media and Electronic Publishing Certificate programs at Essex County College in Newark, NJ. Wager has taught video production to various arts and youth organizations and has facilitated several community media projects in New York City, including Nuestras Voces, a video series made by and about undocumented immigrant women residents on the Lower East Side. She is also a filmmaker, whose documentary film, Venezuela Rising, screened at various international film festivals, including the Al Jazeera Film Festival and D.C. Independent Film Festival, and was broadcast on several national networks in Latin America. Professor Wager has an M.A. in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown. University and an M.A. in Black Studies from Ohio State University. Her honors research, an online annotated bibliography on the work and life of W.E.B. DuBois, was recognized by the Smithsonian. She is currently at work on a documentary about the largest medical school in the world in Havana, Cuba

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