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Chris Boebel

Exit Zero Project LLC
Chris Boebel is a producer and director of documentaries, currently collaborating with his wife, Christine Walley and the MIT Open Doc Lab, on "The Exit Zero Project", a documentary media project tracing the long-term effects of deindustrialization on Southeast Chicago. The project includes a book written by Walley ("Exit Zero," Univ. of Chicago Press, 2013), an in-progres feature-length documentary, and an interactive documentary website. Chris is a producer/director of documentary and other video programs at MIT Video Productions. He is also instructor and co-developer of MIT’s “DV Lab”, a graduate and undergraduate course that combines theoretical analysis of science documentaries with hands-on documentary production. Chris’s work has screened at more than 50 film festivals around the world, including the Sundance Film Festival, and has appeared on many television networks, including PBS, the BBC, and Nickelodeon. An alumnus of New York University’s Graduate Film Program in the Tisch School of the Arts and recipient of both a Paramount Pictures Grant and a teaching fellowship, Chris has also been a resident fellow at the Millay Colony for the Arts.

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Saturday, March 9