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Film by Purchase Alum Eddie Martinez Features Bronx Children Speaking About Obama Presidency

Date Released: 1/20/2009

A film by Purchase alum Eddie Martinez about Bronx children speaking out on the Obama Presidency has been posted on the New York Times video Op-Ed section.  The segment is part of a larger documentary he has produced for PBS.  Martinez received a Bill Gates scholarship while at Purchase and went to Harvard for a graduate degree in education. The video release is timed to coincide with Inaugural festivities. Martinez works with fellow film alums Peter Schneider and David Ford at Gotham Digital and Sound and is a freelance director of photography in New York City.