Soren Sorensen is an award-winning filmmaker specializing in nonfiction film, television and web content with an emphasis on advocacy for nonprofit organizations. His clients include the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Providence Business News and the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. Sorensen’s feature-length documentary, My Father’s Vietnam, had its world premiere at the 2015 Rhode Island International Film Festival, where it won the Soldiers and Sacrifice Grand Prize. The film was also selected to appear at the 2015 Red Dirt International Film Festival in Stillwater, Oklahoma; FilmFest52 in Bethel, Connecticut; the New Haven International Film Festival in New Haven, Connecticut; the 2016 South African International Film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa and the 2016 UK International Veterans Film Festival in Aberystwyth, Wales. My Father's Vietnam won Best Picture (Documentary) at the 2016 Flagler Film Festival in Palm Coast, FL. Sorensen is co-creator and director of the Rhode Island PBS documentary series on local food and farming, Harvesting Rhode Island, which premiered in 2015. A second series of episodes premieres this month on Rhode Island PBS. Sorensen is currently working on a documentary on the life and music of Cuban pianist and composer, Omar Sosa. Sorensen is a Visiting Lecturer in the Screen Studies Program at Clark University.
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