Faith Briggs Rose
Faith Briggs Rose is a documentary filmmaker and podcast host passionate about sharing contemporary stories from underserved communities. Her favorite feelings are the sun on her skin and warm mud oozing between her toes. She is grateful for the life-changing knowledge of literary grandmothers including Audre Lorde, bell hooks, Zora Neale Hurston and Toni Cade Bambara. She works at the intersection of environment, race, history, culture and the outdoors. She collaborates with organizations, brands and individuals to share stories that contribute to co-creating the better world we believe in. Rose is the co-host of “The Trail Ahead” podcast, a 2021 Grist 50! Fixer, a Jackson Wild Media Lab Fellow, and a Western Conservation Hub William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant recipient. She is a graduate of Yale University, The Hotchkiss School, and The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. Rose is also a member of The Governing Council of The Wilderness Society. She directed the film Ascend: Reframing Disability in the Outdoors (Mountainfilm 2022). Her most recent films Reclaim Your Water: Natasha Smith and Rosalie Fish are both having their Colorado premiere at Mountainfilm 2023.