CEM has been producing documentary films, throughout the world for US and European broadcasters, including the BBC, PBS, (Frontline; POV) CNN, National Geographic Television, NBC, CBS, ARTE, Canal+, NHK & TV Asahi.
CEM's documentaries have often focused on international issues and character-driven stories. Our recently-completed feature-length documentary: "Sound of the Soul", a portrait of The Fez Festival of World Sacred Music, has been broadcast in Europe and Australia, and has screened in film festivals throughout the world. Our previous documentary films include "Our House in Havana", broadcast nationally on PBS and throughout Europe, Japan, Canada and Latin America, "Last Images of War", for the BBC, photographed in eight countries, narrated by actor Ben Kingsley, and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, before receiving the National Emmy Award for Outstanding Director, and two additional National Emmy nominations.
CEM also co-produced: "Afghanistan: The Fight For a Way of Life", which was broadcast throughout the world and cited by The New York Times as one of the best documentary films of the year, as well as: "School Colors" (through subcontract with Telesis Productions) produced for the PBS "Frontline" series, which received the Dupont-Columbia Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism, and was cited by The Boston Globe (and others) as one of the best television programs of the year. "School Colors" was also broadcast on Arte in France & Germany, TV Globo in Brazil, NHK in Japan.
Other documentaries include:
"A Soldier's Heart: PTSD and the Long Road Home" (In Production),
"John Collier, Jr: A Visual Journey",
"Face to Face: Young Arabs and Americans",
"To Find the Baruya Story: An Anthropologist at Work with a New Guinea Tribe", and
"Her Name Came on Arrows: A Kinship Interview with the Baruya of New Guinea."