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Joanna Sokolowski, Director/Producer

Joanna Sokolowski is an Emmy(r) award-winning documentary filmmaker. She is the director of the PBS documentary “Ovarian Psycos” (2016), which premiered at SXSW and will be broadcast on the award winning documentary series Independent Lens in March 2017. She co-produced the HBO film “Very Semi Serious” (2015), a feature-length documentary about New Yorker cartoonists that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. She has worked as a producer at Walking Iris Media and Open Studio Productions. Her short film “Still Time” (2012) chronicles life after serving 20 years in prison. She holds a BA in Community Development & Urban Planning and received her MA in Social Documentation at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she was the recipient of the Human Rights Center fellowship.

 

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Kate Trumbull-LaValle, Director/Producer

Kate Trumbull-LaValle is an award winning independent documentary filmmaker who first began in the field of social justice media as an educator and media maker for the Media Arts Center San Diego and the San Diego Latino Film Festival. Kate is the director and producer of the PBS feature doc,  “Ovarian Psycos” (2016), which premiered at SXSW 2016 and will be broadcast on the award winning documentary series, Independent Lens in March 2017. She was associate producer and assistant editor for Renee Tajima-Peña’s PBS documentary, “No Más Bebés” (2015), which profiles the history of Latina women coercively sterilized at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and 1970s.  She directed the short documentary, “Abaayo/Sister” (2012), an intimate portrait of two Somali friends caught in a cultural tug-of-war and is a UC Berkeley Human Rights Fellow (2010) and graduated with an M.A. from the Social Documentation Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Margaret Martinez

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