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Welcome to the Replay of "Light Years - Intergenerational Stories of Resilience, Creativity, and Meaning in Later Life" with Claire Panke
A graduate of Georgetown University, Claire Panke studied film at New York University, earning a Certificate in Film. Her second feature documentary, Light Years, profiles three older adults who infuse their lives with creativity, service, inter-generational connections, and a knack for reinvention.
Claire's first film, A Chance to Grow, was broadcast on The Discovery Channel, National Geographic Television, and other international venues, and was awarded a CINE Golden Eagle. She directed three short documentaries, has had several audio interviews broadcast on Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and serves on several judging panels, including the News and Documentary Emmy Awards.
Claire also works freelance as a writer/editor, photographer, and nurse-consultant. In front of the camera, Claire served as a national spokesperson for a campaign to protect health care funding, appearing in nationally broadcast commercials, print & radio ads, and Congressional publications.