Awards and Honors
Film by Renee Tajima-Peña wins award
A film by Renee Tajima-Peña, associate professor of
community studies, has won a CINE Golden Eagle Award in the
people and places category of the Professional Telecast Non-Fiction
Division. The award will be presented during the 46th annual
awards ceremony on April 14.
Tajima-Peña's film, My Journey Home, debuted
on PBS television last year. The two-hour documentary tells
the stories of four Americans who travel to their ancestral
homelands, featuring writer Faith Adiele, journalist Andrew
Lam, and Tajima-Peña's husband and brother-in-law, Armando
and Carlos Peña.
CINE's Golden Eagle Awards recognize excellence in documentary
and other informational film and video production. Founded in
1957 to foster high-quality nontheatrical film and video projects,
CINE is a Washington, D.C.-based consortium representing business,
education, and government that is dedicated to the realistic
depiction of American life and thought for a global audience.
CINE offers development workshops for professionals and mentoring
programs for students.
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