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Grania Gurievitch was an independent filmmaker for 40 years. She produced and directed documentaries on education, aging, patients' needs, parenting and the environment, often collaborating with social service agencies.
She was president of Prospect Media, Inc., co-founder of TOGG Films, Inc. and co-producer of The Living Series. Grania Gurievitch's documentary films are noted for sensitivity, intimacy and credibility. She won more than 50 awards. Other honors include participation in New Directors/New Films, sponsored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Museum of Modern Art in New York City; the American Film Institute's Tribute to New Day Films; International Festival of Women's Films; Margaret Mead Film Festival; U.S. Film Festival. Television broadcast includes: KQED/TV, WNET/TV, NBC/TV, Warner Cable, Showtime, BBC/TV. For more information about Grania Gurievitch's films, please contact her at email@example.com. She is currently active in local community issues, immigrant advocacy and politics.