She is currently teaching media production at Temple University and working on a new film about a Philadelphia brass band. She works with other independent filmmakers to develop public engagement initiatives for theatrical releases,  broadcast premieres and educational distribution. For ten years, she served as Regional Outreach Coordinator for the Independent Television Service (ITVS) Community Connections Project and Community Cinema Program. She is a 2010 recipient of the Leeway Foundation Transformation Award, a fellowship which recognizes women artists engaged in social change. From 2015-2017 she was a film envoy with the American Film Showcase (AFS), a film diplomacy program and partnership between the Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and USC's School of Cinematic Arts. 

Films by Cindy Burstein