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A former reporter whose work has appeared in the The New York Times, The New York Post and FOX News, in recent years, Renee has shifted her focus to documentary filmmaking, gaining hands on experience working with projects of Voice of America, Winter's Rock Entertainment, and Associated Producers. She is an alum of The Institute for Documentary Filmmaking, a program of The Documentary Center at George Washington University. While there, she co-produced Boys in the Boat, a short documentary which has won awards at film festivals across the country.
Fellowship Project: Pipeline examines what happens in rural Buckingham County, Virginia as two unique groups come together to fight a natural gas pipeline planned for construction near their homes. It explores the interaction between an African-American Christian community that traces its roots to the slaves of a local plantation, and a spiritual temple complex founded and built in the 1980s by an Indian spiritual master. Wariness gives way to friendship as the two groups align to stop the pipeline.
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