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Name

Agustin S. McCarthy

Title

Assistant Professor

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They/Them

Contact Information

Email

amccarthy@bmcc.cuny.edu

About Me

About Me

Agustin S. McCarthy (aka Shon) is an award-winning independent filmmaker with an MFA in Directing from Columbia University.

An Assistant Professor at BMCC, Agustin is currently working on several film projects: “Finding Bernie” – a documentary about their search for trans and non-binary historical figures, including their family’s gender non-conforming cleaning person from the 1970’s (Winner – BMCC Faculty Development Grant) and “My Name Is Debra J. Hopkins” – a dramatic adaptation of a memoir about a Baptist minister struggling to overcome symptoms of trauma as she fights to reveal the truth about what happened to her when she was falsely accused of a violent crime.

Website http://agustinmccarthy.com