NALIP Media Summit: Kick-Off Screenings - Thursday, June 22nd - TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, Auditorium 1
Maxim Pozdorovkin, DIRECTOR is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and media curator based in New York City. Maxim's most recent film, Clínica de Migrantes was nominated for an IDA award for best short subject documentary in 2016 and screened on HBO. Maxim is the director of three feature-length documentaries and numerous short films. His documentary Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival where it won a Special Jury Award. Released theatrically around the world, the film was shortlisted for an Academy Award. Maxim holds a PhD from Harvard University and was an artist fellow at Harvard's Society of Fellows. Maxim's film The Notorious Mr. Bout, about the Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and has been shown at festivals around the world. Currently, Maxim is directing a hybrid documentary about automation and robotics.