Posts by: Mike Shen

Elliott’s War

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Elliott’s War

An Iraq veteran speaks frankly and movingly about the psychological aftershock of...

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Toxic Seas

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Toxic Seas

This film, documenting the mysterious death of sea lions off the California coast, was shown in 2007 during the worldwide Live Earth concert tour that featured Sting, Kanye West, Black Eyed Peas, and...

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Lost in Democracy

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Featured, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Lost in Democracy

A poignant, funny, and moving film about the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan's transition from monarchy to democracy.
2009 Emmy nominee....

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Rape on the Reservation

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Featured, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Rape on the Reservation

An investigation of the epidemic rates of sexual violence on Indian...

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About

Apr 1st, 2012 // In: About // By: Comments Off on About

I live in Berkeley, California. As a producer and editor of documentaries, I’ve been nominated for two national Emmy Awards. My editing work also helped win a duPont-Columbia Award, TV’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, for Current TV in 2007, and an Overseas Press Club award in 2012. Besides Current, I have also worked for National Geographic, the Smithsonian Channel, New York Times Television, PBS, and HBO, among others. I hold a bachelor’s degree in film from Wesleyan University and a master’s degree in public policy from UC Berkeley. Currently, I teach editing at UC Berkeley's graduate school of journalism,...

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Gretchen

Mar 30th, 2012 // In: Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Gretchen

An offbeat comedy about an awkward teenager, "Gretchen" won Best Narrative Feature at the 2006 Los Angeles Film Festival. ...

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Flamin’ Hot

Mar 30th, 2012 // In: Advocacy, Featured, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Flamin’ Hot

A peek into a middle school science class in which kids learn about nutrition by combusting a Flamin' Hot...

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Tiger Farms

Apr 3rd, 2011 // In: Documentary, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Tiger Farms

Adam Yamaguchi investigates China’s lucrative black market for tigers and tiger parts. Clip coming...

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