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Eugene Martin is an award winning writer/director and Sundance Fellow whose work looks intimately at issues of at-risk youth and urban America. Edge City won the Grand Jury Prize at the Hamptons International Film Festival. In 2001, Diary of a City Priest (starring David Morse) was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival. The Other America was featured as the Opening Night film at the 2004 Slamdance Film Festival. In 2013, Martin's documentary feature film, The Anderson Monarchs, was released by Cinedigm as part of the Sundance Institute's Artists Services distribution program to Netflix, iTunes, and Amazon. His films have been screened at the Directors Guild of America, the National Gallery of Art, and at more than 100 film festivals. Funders include The National Endowment for the Arts, The Independent Television Service (ITVS), The Sundance Institute, The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, and the Philadelphia Foundation. Member, DGA

Martin is Professor and Director of the Master of Fine Arts Program for Documentary Production and Studies in Media Arts at the University of North Texas


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Actor Charlie Hoffheimer and Director Eugene Martin from Edge City
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