Sam Kauffmann was recently named a Guggenheim Fellow in Film. He is a professor at Boston University, where he teaches film production and editing. His recent films include his just released "Rachel Descending" (2013), a short bank heist film entitled "Where's the Bloody Money?" (2012), a short doc about the biases inherent in standardized tests called "ACT Out Against SAT" (2011), and "Kids Living with Slim" (2010), about HIV positive children in Sub Saharan Africa. His film Massacre at Murambi (2007), was aired on the PBS documentary series P.O.V. He has taught film production at Makerere University in Uganda and at the National University of Rwanda, both as a Fulbright Scholar. His book, "Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users," published by Focal Press, has been translated into Spanish, Russian and Mandarin Chinese.