Awake in the DREAM Radio with Laura Magdalene Eisenhower and Dr. DREAM, this week's guest is Prof. Jeremy Kagan. Our topic; “Awareness Transcends Our Personal Life & Death”
Professor Kagan is an internationally recognized director/writer/ producer of feature films and television and a popular tenured professor. Among his ten feature film credits are the box-office hits HEROES, the political thriller THE BIG FIX, THE CHOSEN, and THE JOURNEY OF NATTY GANN. Among his many television shows are KATHERINE: the Making of an American Revolutionary and HBO’s CONSPIRACY: THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 8. His film ROSWELL,THE UFO COVER-UP garnered a Golden Globe nomination and he directed the pilot for the hit series DR. QUINN: MEDICINE WOMAN. Other television films include, for Showtime THE COLOR OF JUSTICE about racism and BOBBIE'S GIRL about a lesbian couple and CROWN HEIGHTS about the 1991 riots which won the Humanitas Award for "affirming the dignity of every person." Professor Kagan has won an EMMY for Dramatic Series Directing and directed many famous television shows including "West Wing" and Spielberg's "Taken." He has made films for The Doe Fund which is the most successful program in America helping the homeless and for Bioneers which organizes leaders in ecology and social justice. Professor Kagan teaches graduate courses at USC in directing and has created the Change Making Media Lab (cmml-usc.org )which has made projects on cancer prevention, obesity and ADHD. Professor Kagan has served as the Artistic Director of Robert Redford's Sundance Institute and the National Board of the Directors Guild and is Chairperson of its Special Projects providing educational, cultural and technological innovations for its 15,000 members. A Graduate Fellow of the American Film Institute, he has an M.F.A. from NYU and a B.A. from Harvard University.