Renata Gangemi, Associate Professor of Communication Arts at Ramapo College of New Jersey, shared a graphic on her Facebook profile that shows a hand adorned with a Jewish Star of David hacking a Palestinian baby in half.
Who is Renata Gangemi?
Renata Gangemi, a seasoned video maker and professor, has carved a niche in the realm of documentary filmmaking, particularly focusing on issues impacting immigrants, women, and workers. With a master’s degree in Media Arts from the City College of New York, Ms. Gangemi has established herself as an adept director, director of photography, and editor in various documentary productions.
Currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Digital Post-production at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Ms. Gangemi brings her wealth of knowledge and practical experience to the academic sphere. Her commitment to exploring the intersection of media and social issues is evident in the numerous documentaries she has helmed, often collaborating with teenagers and community organizers. Beyond her role as a director, she has also demonstrated proficiency as a professional non-linear editor.
Ms. Gangemi’s impactful work has not only graced local television screens but has also resonated on the global stage, being featured in festivals across the USA, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. One of her notable documentaries, “Tamales in January,” achieved recognition at prestigious venues such as BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) and MOMA (Museum of Modern Arts) in New York City. The film further garnered attention at the ZEBRA Poetry Film Award in Berlin, Germany.