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Ian Aronson

Ian Aronson

Documentary Film and Video

About

Ian Aronson currently lives in Los Angeles and is producing/directing Mi Quierido Los Angeles, a half hour documentary about two Mexican immigrants who entered the United States illegally and are now hardworking taxpayers. Since graduating from Stanford, he has also worked as assistant editor on Stopwatch, a national PBS documentary on the life and work of industrial scientist Frederick Winslow Taylor, directed by Bill Jersey, and he taught multimedia classes at City College of San Francisco. Before attending graduate school, Ian worked as News and Public Affairs Producer at NPR station WBFO in Buffalo, NY.


Tell Them You're Fine

video

JUNE, 1997
VIDEO DURATION: 16:25 MIN.
Follows three recently diagnosed cancer patients as they come to terms with their illness.
 
Distributed by Fanlight Productions.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Jury Award, New Expo of Short Film and Video, 1997
Certificate of Merit,  INTERCOM (Chicago International Film Festival), 1997 
American Public Health Association Conference, 1998

Class Act

16mm color film

JUNE, 1996
VIDEO DURATION: 7:12 MIN.

A film about people who attend elite colleges and universities but come from environments where most people don't.


Me, Rudy, and Joe Camel

video

MARCH, 1996
VIDEO DURATION: 5:45 MIN.

A video about the filmmaker's efforts to quit smoking after his grandfather's death from smoking-related illness.


Kill Me, I'm Not Going

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 1995
VIDEO DURATION: 2:40 MIN.
The story of Holocaust survivor Josef Eisen.