HAA — nurturing artistic and educational works that speak to local, national and international issues



Playing Now! Filmmakers Kevin Rafferty (Blood in the Face) Pierce Rafferty and Jayne Loader return with The Atomic Cafe to FilmForum for its launch of newly refurbished theaters 8/1/18. 

Out of My Head, a film by Jacki Ochs and Susanna Styron, will be  presented by Migraine Research Foundation on Thursday, Sept. 20th in NYC at NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway, New York City. Open to the public and free with a reservation. Followed by reception with the filmmakers.

Everybody Knows...Elizabeth Murraydirected by Kristi Zea, will be featured in the Artists Flight series on PBS American Masters on Sept. 7, at 9 PM.

Out of My Head, written/directed by Susanna Styron and produced by Jacki Ochs, was awarded Best International Documentary at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2018 in Australia.

Hokan Media Productions' project Chasing Voices: The Story of John Peabody Harrington and the Language Revitalization Movement, produced and directed by Daniel Golding, recently received a grant from Vision Maker Media. Vision Maker Media is funded in part by Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Out of My Head, directed by Susanna Styron and produced by Jacki Ochs, will be featured at The Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, New York, on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM followed by a Q & A with the filmmakers. It will be featured at the Berkshire International Film Festival in Great Barrington and Pittsfield, Massachusetts, June 1st and June 3rd, 2018. On June 7th at 7:00 PM the film can be seen at The New Haven Documentary Film Festival in Connecticut where admission is free and open to the public. For additional screenings around the country, visit the website.

Out of My Head World Premiere. It's Not Just a Headache

Out Of My Head

Winter 2018 World Premiere Doc Fortnight 2018

OUT OF MY HEAD, the feature documentary about the mysterious and misunderstood neurological disease migraine, made its world premiere at Doc Fortnight 2018, MoMA's International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media on February 20th followed by a weeklong run. Visit the film's website where you can now learn how to bring this film directly to your community.


Filmmakers at Tribeca Whitney Premiere

Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray

Now distributed by Kino Lorber

Director Kristi Zea chronicles groundbreaking artist Elizabeth Murray's rise from childhood impoverishment through single motherhood to maverick painter. With narration contributed by Meryl Streep, the film opened to sold-out audiences at the Whitney Museum as part of its Tribeca Film Festival premiere in April. Critical funds are needed for educational distribution. Join us and support and celebrate women in the arts.


Human Arts Association

The Human Arts Association is a nonprofit organization, incorporated in the State of New York in 1976 for the purpose of producing and sponsoring independent productions by artists, writers, composers, performers, and media makers. Our support stimulates talent and nurtures educational and artistic works, which speak to relevant community issues — local, national and international.

About HAA

The Human Arts Association has been granted tax exemption under the IRS Code Section 501(c)(3) as a Public Charity.

HAA receives contributions from a wide variety of sources including individuals, private and public foundations, local, state and federal agencies and corporate foundations.

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