Alumni Jean and Knowlton Receive Best Documentary Directing Award

“Lift Up,” a new documentary on post-quake Haiti co-directed by Huguens Jean ’12, Ph.D., electrical engineering, and Phillip Knowlton ’03, visual arts, received the Best Documentary Directing Award at the 2011 Amsterdam Film Festival. The juried festival received entries from over 20 countries this year. The documentary will make its festival premiere Sunday, June 5, 5:30 p.m., at the 2011 DC Caribbean Film Festival held at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD. “Like” the film on Facebook to access future screening information.

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