Geri Alumit Zeldes, Ph.D.

Mom of FOUR, wife and associate professor

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Film at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Theatre!

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Featured in Communication Arts Research Showcase

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Race, Gender and Politics in Documentary Filmmaking

Please read pp. 2-3 in this issue of “The Engaged Scholar

The “Ave” – Telling Stories from Downtown Lansing

Our students are capturing stories that document the creative lives of artists, business owners and business patrons on Michigan Avenue in downtown Lansing.  See  Any suggestions on who we can cover?  Please e-mail me:  For more info, see the video/press release and/or MSU’s State News article.

“The Death of an Imam” – receives a Michigan Emmy Nomination and BEA Best of Festival Award

Also received Best of Festival and Best of Competition Award from the Broadcast Education Association.  To view the film, see the BEA site: To view the video intro BEA’s Media Festival Chair created, see:

The Kings of Flint

-National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Michigan chapter – Emmy nomination – Category:  Societal Concerns -Program/Special
-Received a Best Mini-Doc/Series Award in Public TV from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters
*Festival Selections:

  • Oct. 2012: Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA
  • May 2012:  Garden of Cinematic Delights Film Festival.  Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre.
  • April 2012 – United Film Festival – Los Angeles
  • April 2012 – Broadcast Education Association, Media Arts Festival ***Award of Excellence
  • Jan. 2012 – Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Nevada City, CA. Read the rest of this entry »