Lisa F. Jackson

  • 2019 — Director

Lisa F. Jackson has been making documentary films for more than 35 years, work that has earned her two Emmys and a Sundance Jury Prize. Patrimonio (Mountainfilm 2019), is her second collaboration with producer Sarah Teale. The film depicts a small coastal community in Mexico whose water source and way of life are threatened by a multi-billion dollar hotel development. Jackson’s past films include It Happened Here, about sexual assault on college campuses, Grazers: A Cooperative Story, which premiered at DOCNYC in 2014, Sex Crimes Unit, a 2011 vérité portrait of prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office working to bring justice to victims of sexual violence, and The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo, which exposes the horrifying fate of women and girls in an intractable war. Jackson studied filmmaking at MIT and has directed and edited dozens of films for PBS, including Voices and Visions: Emily Dickinson.

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