Leah Warshawski, Filmmaker
Producer/Director Leah Warshawski specializes in documentary-style features, television and commercials. She's visited and lived all over the map. Her very first feature "FINDING HILLYWOOD,: attests to that. It profiles the beginning of Rwanda's film industry. It won 6 awards and has been screened at more than 65 film festivals worldwide. Leah also happens to be the co-director of another award winning documentary, "BIG SONIA," which is a very personal project. It focuses on Leah's grandmother, a Holocaust survivor. We cover a lot of ground in yet another open, honest, fascinating conversation.
Talya Tibbon, Documentary Filmmaker
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Talya Tibbon is an award-winning documentary film and television director, producer and writer whose projects have focused on contemporary social and political issues. Talya has documented street gangs, drug dealers and users, former Guantanamo detainees setting out on a new path and now, perhaps the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time - the plight of refugees leaving war-ravaged Syria to seek asylum in other countries. Her riveting documentary "SKY AND GROUND" chronicles the journey of one such family as they make their way from Aleppo, Syria, to a refugee camp on the border of Greece and Macedonia, to their eventual goal - Berlin. You can't afford to miss this honest, compelling conversation with one helluva creative, committed woman.