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MediaSanctuary owns, operates, and has offices in The Sanctuary for Independent Media, a century-old former church that has been re-purposed into a telecommunications production facility dedicated to community media arts. The Sanctuary for Independent Media is a place where community-engaged interdisciplinary artists experiment with aesthetic form and challenging content, with the overarching goal of shedding light on media arts’ vital role in the process of building a democratic society. The Sanctuary for Independent Media, located at 3361 6th Avenue in North Troy, hosts screening, production and performance facilities, and arts and education training in community media and media arts. 

The Sanctuary for Independent Media (Where It’s At)

A (very) quick roundup of the kind of stuff we do at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Truly independent films, world class speakers and authors, live music from around the world, media-making workshops, potluck deliciousness and generally good times with the best people you’ll meet in the Capital Region of Troy NY! This video was shot by countless Sanctuary volunteers, edited by Penny Lane, and animated by Andrew Lynn.

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