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“Beats ‘n resilience of WHOSE STREETS?” Film Music Magazine

Film Music Magazine writes about the music for WHOSE STREETS?, a documentary about the killing of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests originating in Ferguson.The first time filmmakers received guidance and advice from Carol Dysinger. The director said, “Carol  spent a lot of time as a Music Editor, so she was able to come in and orient us all to what we needed to be looking for as a way music can function best.”

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“The Story of Ferguson through the Eyes of the People Who Lived it” Filmmaker Magazine

Film Director Sabaah Folayan reflects on the process of putting together a documentary on Ferguson that was community focused. Carol Dysinger was one of the people who saw the film for feedback and she observed that the film is “trying to tell a community story, and people are not used to consuming films that way”  and urged the director and film crew “to find artistic solutions to these challenges.”

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"The TFI Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund: Where Fashion & Film Come Together to Save the WorldThe Huffington Post

One Bullet, directed and produced by Carol Dysinger; produced by Su Kim. The documentary tells the story of how one bullet, fired into darkness, hits a boy on a residential street in Afghanistan sending him into the path of a woman filmmaker following the American military. This begins an intimate, longitudinal look at a family in crises through the eyes of its matriarch — Bibi Hajji — and an accidental friendship between two women, worlds apart. Dysinger probably explained it best when she said, “in a DIY universe, this is like water on dry ground. Making these docs that must be shot over long periods of time to render their meaning can be grueling... So having the braintrust at Tribeca Film Institute tracking you is a real boon.” She further explained that “even in the rejections prior to this, the attention and guidance and encouragement has been a much needed touchstone. All money comes at just the right time — but this comes with support of a wonderful creative team.”

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"Camp Victory, Afghanistan" Independent Television Service

"Camp Victory Afghanistan follows several soldiers — Afghan and American — across the divide of language, culture, and religion as they attempt to accomplish a near impossible task: crafting a modern army to serve a struggling nation."

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"WAR INSIGHT, BEYOND 'BANG BANG'" THE NEW YORK TIMES

“Afghanistan was kind of disappearing behind the psychotic Iraq sideshow,” Ms. Dysinger said. “The political dialogue about Afghanistan was getting lumped in with the dialogue about Iraq: ‘Out Now’ or ‘More Troops.’ 

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"CAMP VICTORY, AFGHANISTAN" THE HUFFINGTON POST

The Huffington Post reviews Carol Dysinger's documentary, Camp Victory, Afghanistan. "Assembled from nearly 300 hours of verite footage shot over 5 years, this is the first on the ground film to examine U.S. military advisers partnering with Afghan officers to build a professional Afghan military."

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