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Sundance Video: Interview with Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush - Directors of Finding North

Women and Hollywood By Therese Shechter | Women and Hollywood January 25, 2012 at 12:30PM

I caught up with 'Finding North' directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush at Sundance 2012. The two shared some great advice for being female in filmland, and reveal why an all-woman crew can sometimes get stuff that others can't. Their strong advocacy documentary "Finding North" is about hunger in America, and clearly connects the dots between underfunded school lunch and food stamp programs, corporate farms, the obesity epidemic, and American families who can't feed their kids.
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I caught up with 'Finding North' directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush at Sundance 2012. The two shared some great advice for being female in filmland, and reveal why an all-woman crew can sometimes get stuff that others can't. Their strong advocacy documentary "Finding North" is about hunger in America, and clearly connects the dots between underfunded school lunch and food stamp programs, corporate farms, the obesity epidemic, and American families who can't feed their kids.

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Finding North from Trixie Films on Vimeo.

Filmmaker Therese Shechter has been going to and writing about Sundance for most of the last 11 years. You can follow her on Twitter @trixiefilms and learn more about her current film work here.

This article is related to: Sundance 2012 Interviews, Kristi Jacobson, Lori Silverbush, Women Directors, Documentary


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