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John Barry of the Poughkeepsie Journal on "Beyond Iconic," ahead of the Downing Film Center's screening in March 2015: (pdf).


Recently, filmmaker Hanna Sawka visited FilmColumbia, where "Beyond Iconic" screened last year.  She took part in a panel on filmmaking in the Hudson Valley ("Beyond Iconic" was made entirely within the Hudson Valley). An article about the panel appeared in the Register-Star: (pdf).


"Beyond Iconic" is being broadcast on Australian television, on SBS's "Studio." Look out for it in the station program: (pdf).


Announcing the broadcast premier of Beyond Iconic: Photographer Dennis Stock!!! On Thursday, March 6th, the film will be shown for the first time on television, on "Close-Up," a program of Avro (Dutch Public TV).  Please share with friends in Holland! (pdf).


Two upcoming screenings, in New York City and Rhinebeck, NY.  Go to screenings for details.  It's an honor to have "Beyond Iconic" as a part of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) "Meet the Filmmaker" series, as well as a screening at the Hudson Valley's premier art house cinema, Upstate Films!


The Chatham Register Star on the "Beyond Iconic" screening at FilmColumbia: (pdf).


It's an honor to have Beyond Iconic: Photographer Dennis Stock participate in what, according to Chronogram Magazine, is Film Columbia's selection of just over "25 top flight independent and foreign films, with plenty of star power from major studio releases, too.  Over the course of its 14-year history, industry insiders say that Film Columbia has become the best small film festival on the East Coast. 'I can truly say this is going to be the best festival we've ever had," says Peter Biskind, executive director of Film Columbia and one of its co-programmers.'"  If you click on the article link, you'll find a still from Beyond Iconic: Photographer Dennis Stock in the slideshow. (pdf)


A 10-minute piece created from "Beyond Iconic" material will participate in the "On Photography" Film Festival, part of Amsterdam FOTOWEEK, on September 29th.  Line-up details here:


Beyond Iconic has been selected to participate in this year's edition of the FilmColumbia festival in Chatham, NY! FilmColumbia's films are programmed by festival executive director Peter Biskind (a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, past executive editor of Premiere Magazine, and film historian), former senior curator for film and media at MoMA, Laurence Kardish, and festival director Calliope Nicholas. "Beyond Iconic" screens on Friday, Oct. 25th at 3:30 at the Morris Center in Chatham, N.Y. Tickets will be available soon at


"Beyond Iconic" will screen at the Rosendale Theater on Friday, May 31st at 7:15 - please see "screenings" page for details.


In the press:  Timothy Malcolm writes about the upcoming Rosendale Theater screening for the Times-Herald Record. Link to article here (pdf).


Sunday, April 21st, a 5-person jazz ensemble concert featuring score composers Teri Roiger and John Menegon and score musicians Rebecca Coupe-Franks, Mark Dziuba and Tani Tabal took place at the Rosendale Cafe in Rosendale, NY.   Music and songs from the score were performed live to a packed house. 


SOLD OUT screening at the at Upstate Films in Woodstock, NY on March 3, 2013.


Article and video interview with Hanna Sawka by Ann Gibbons in the Daily Freeman, 03/02/2013: (pdf).


An interview with Hanna Sawka about “Beyond Iconic” aired on Friday, March 1st at 9:45 AM onWAMC (Northeast Public Radio)'s Roundtable.  Interview archived here (listen...).


A review by Carolyn Quimby for Chronogram Magazine is here (pdf).


A review by Rich Corozine for Ulster Publishing's Almanac is here (pdf).


The Daily Freeman (Ulster County)'s Ann Gibbons on "Beyond Iconic," article and video interview, here (pdf) .


“Beyond Iconic” on air: On Thursday, Feb. 28th, at 4PM, WKZE, an independent radio station out of Red Hook, NY will air an interview with director/producer Hanna Sawka. Online streaming is available at


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Interview with producer/director Hanna Sawka on Rick DeMint’s Portroids, recorded at the 34th Starz Denver Film Festival in Denver, Colorado ( Portroidcast #24) .


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“The Public Selects the Best Films in the Sao Paulo Festival,” O Estado de Sao Paulo, 31 October, 2011.  This article announces the audience-selected finalists of the 35th Sao Paulo Film Festival in Brazil.  “Beyond Iconic” was one of 10 documentary film finalists in the New Directors Competition. (read more...)


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