Jon Alpert

Filmmaker and founder of Downtown Community Television Center

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Jon Alpert is a Emmy award-winning filmmaker and founder of Downtown Community Television Center.

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The perks and perils of growing up in the family business, traveling the world and making documentary films.

Cuba and the Cameraman...and his Daughter

The perks and perils of growing up in the family business, traveling the world and making documentary films.

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