Pamela Sporn

Pamela Sporn

Pam Sporn is a Bronx documentary filmmaker, educator, and activist.

A pioneer in bringing social issue documentary-making into NYC high schools in the 1980s and 1990s, Pam substantively contributed to the growth of the youth media movement.

Pam recently co-directed the doc short, MAKING THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE: THE STORY OF PUERTO RICAN STUDIES IN BROOKLYN COLLEGE. Her previous work includes the award-winning film DETROIT 48202: CONVERSATIONS ALONG A POSTAL ROUTE which was broadcast nationally on America ReFramed, PBS/World Channel's non-fiction showcase; CUBAN ROOTS/BRONX STORIES; WITH A STROKE OF THE CHAVETA; and DISOBEYING ORDERS: GI RESISTANCE TO THE VIETNAM WAR.

Pam has received funding and awards from JustFilms/Ford Foundation, Latino Public Broadcasting, NYSCA, and the Puffin Foundation. She holds an MFA in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College, CUNY, and is a 4-time winner of the BRIO.

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