Video recordings of Matthew Sienkiewicz at the 2011 UND Writers Conference.
Matt Sienkiewicz (http://www.livefrombethlehem.com/) is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter and documentarian, as well as a PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin. His most recent film, Live From Bethlehem was released by the Media Education Foundation in September 2009 and has screened worldwide at venues including the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Chicago Palestine Film Festival and London’s Frontline Club. Other credits include the award winning comedy series Windy Acres and the Emmy-nominated television documentary Festa. His academic research focuses on Western involvement in Middle Eastern broadcasting initiatives and ethnic representation in American media. His work has been published in The Journal of Film and Video, The Velvet Light Trap and Sage Publications' Understanding Community Media.