Micah Garen is an American journalist and documentary filmmaker who focuses on war zones in the Middle East. He is notable for surviving a kidnapping ordeal in Iraq in 2004. He wrote a book about the kidnapping incident which included his confinement as well as the efforts of friends and relatives to secure his release; according to a report in Kirkus Reviews, the book was "extraordinarily compelling" and "gripping." In addition, Garen is a prize-winning photographer. He has written for Vanity Fair and Newsweek and other publications. His work with documentary filmmaker Matthew Cassel on the documentary Identity and Exile: an American's struggle with Zionism was awarded the top Golden Nymph prize at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in 2014. He made a documentary describing the lives of

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  • Micah Garen is an American journalist and documentary filmmaker who focuses on war zones in the Middle East. He is notable for surviving a kidnapping ordeal in Iraq in 2004. He wrote a book about the kidnapping incident which included his confinement as well as the efforts of friends and relatives to secure his release; according to a report in Kirkus Reviews, the book was "extraordinarily compelling" and "gripping." In addition, Garen is a prize-winning photographer. He has written for Vanity Fair and Newsweek and other publications. His work with documentary filmmaker Matthew Cassel on the documentary Identity and Exile: an American's struggle with Zionism was awarded the top Golden Nymph prize at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in 2014. He made a documentary describing the lives of four Egyptian women during the political upheavals in 2011. With Marie-Hélène Carleton, Garen is working on the films entitled The Road to Nasiriyah and If. (en)
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  • 1968-1-1
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  • Gallery Photographica, prize-winning photograph
  • Golden Nymph award, 2014
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  • Call Me Ehsaan
  • Identity and Exile: an American's struggle with Zionism
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  • Alan Garen, Yale professor
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  • Marie-Hélène Carleton
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  • American filmmaker (en)
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  • Micah Garen is an American journalist and documentary filmmaker who focuses on war zones in the Middle East. He is notable for surviving a kidnapping ordeal in Iraq in 2004. He wrote a book about the kidnapping incident which included his confinement as well as the efforts of friends and relatives to secure his release; according to a report in Kirkus Reviews, the book was "extraordinarily compelling" and "gripping." In addition, Garen is a prize-winning photographer. He has written for Vanity Fair and Newsweek and other publications. His work with documentary filmmaker Matthew Cassel on the documentary Identity and Exile: an American's struggle with Zionism was awarded the top Golden Nymph prize at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in 2014. He made a documentary describing the lives of (en)
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