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Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Documentary Branch). Oscar/Emmy/IDA-Nominated Director Skye Fitzgerald recently directed The Humanitarian Trilogy: HUNGER WARD (2021 Academy Award® Nominee) documents the impact of the war and famine in Yemen on children, families, and health care workers. LIFEBOAT (2019 Academy Award® Nominee) highlights search and rescue operations off the coast of Libya. 50 FEET FROM SYRIA (2016 Oscar® Shortlist) focuses on doctors working on the Syrian border. Fitzgerald is an honorary member of SAMS (Syrian American Medical Society) for his work with Syrian refugees and a Distinguished Alumnus at his alma mater EOU for documentary work. As a Fulbright Research Scholar Fitzgerald directed the film Bombhunters and has worked with the Sundance Institute, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the State Department and Mountainfilm.
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