FILMS OF YOU documentaries
Cara DeVito is a veteran Network News Video Journalist from NBC Network News in New York City, where she spent 18 years editing and producing news segments for the Today Show and Nightly News. She was a Nieman Fellow of Harvard University, a fellowship awarded to twelve American and twelve International jourmalists a year, for outstanding journalism.
Her first documentary, Always Love Your Man, broadcast on WNET Public TV in New York City, was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, the Chicago Art Institute,and their international traveling exhibitions. Thirty years later this documentary continues to be distributed to universities, workshops and conferences across the globe.
Ms. DeVito received an Emmy for Outstanding Film Editing for the 16mm film,What Could You Do With a Nickle? with Jeffrey Kleinman, in the New York City Emmys, and was nominated for an Emmy as Co-Director with Jeffrey Kleinman for Best Documentary, also for What Could You Do With a Nickle?
She is the recipient of two Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and grants from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Film Fund, the Foundation for Independent Video and Film, The North Star Fund, The Dutches County Arts Council,The Playboy Foundation, and the Kodak Foundation.
Her films received awards at the Chicago Film Festival, The Cuban Film Festival and the International Film and Television Festival.
Today she directs independent documentaries on a wide range of subjects. Most recently she directed the film Red Tailed Angels, The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY.