Mina Hochberg

Mina Hochberg

Mina Hochberg is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn.

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McConkey: Doing Justice to 'Saucer Boy'

After freeskier Shane McConkey died in a ski-BASE accident four years ago, a group of his friends created McConkey, a documentary of his adventures that is as thrilling as it is heartfelt. We spoke...

Mina Hochberg
May 7, 2013

Tribeca Adventure Films

What do rock-climbing heart transplant patients, Somali pirate hunters, and arctic cowboys have in common? All could be found on the big screen at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Of this year’s...

Mina Hochberg
May 7, 2013

'Outside' at Sundance: Going Pro-Nuclear

Robert Stone, the Academy Award-nominated director behind Radio Bikini, has done a complete 180, embracing nuclear power in Pandora's Promise, his latest documentary. What caused him to come around?

Mina Hochberg
Feb 1, 2013

'Outside' at Sundance: Building a Better Solar Panel

In his latest documentary, Albert Maysles profiles 13-year-old Aidan Dwyer, who won the Young Naturalist Award from the American Museum of Natural History for applying the Fibonacci number sequence...

Mina Hochberg
Jan 30, 2013

'Outside' at the Toronto Film Festival

The most promising films screened at this year's Toronto Film Festival featured adventure seekers and adventure survivors. We reviewed six of them.

Mina Hochberg
Sep 27, 2012