M A R K J O N A T H A N H A R R I S is an Oscar-winning writer and Film Documentarian. Many of his later films deal with historical subjects. The Homefront examines the social and economic impact of World War II on this country. Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives looks at slavery in America. His two Oscar-winning feature documentaries explore the Holocaust: The Long Way Home documents what happened to the survivors of the concentration camps in the period immediately following their liberation. Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, his Oscar winning collaboration with Barbara Oppenheimer, chronicles Britain’s rescue mission of 10,000 children in the nine months prior to World War II
In recent years Harris has focused on producing. He produced the award-winning Darfur Now and executive produced two other high profile documentary features, Spirit of the Marathon and Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders.
Since 1983 he has taught filmmaking at the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, where he is a Distinguished Professor. From 1990-96 he was the Chair of Film and TV Production.
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