Brent Huffman

Brent E. Huffman is an award-winning director, writer and cinematographer of documentaries and television programs. He has been making social issue documentaries and environmental films for more than a decade in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. These films have gone on to win numerous awards. He was also an editor of Julia Reichert’s and Steven Bognar’s Primetime Emmy-winning PBS documentary series, "A Lion in the House," about children battling cancer. Huffman is also an Assistant Professor at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he teaches documentary production and theory.

Saving Mes Aynak, Revisited

Jan 15, 2015

Mes Aynak, one of Afghanistan’s most important cultural treasures, may be destroyed by the end of 2015. My documentary, Saving Mes Aynak, which deals with the imminent threat facing the ancient city of Mes Aynak in Afghanistan, will have its premiere at the prestigious Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels (FIPA) in France at...