GOOD TALK WITH FILMMAKER GRETCHEN HILDEBRAN

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Gretchen Hildebran visits schools to share her experiences in collaborative filmmaking methods which center the perspectives of structurally marginalized communities. She offers valuable insight to students across disciplines who seek to address racial and economic injustice as they prepare to begin their careers. Gretchen has been a featured speaker at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Princeton University, Fordham University and Pratt University. Her work lives at the intersection of politics, policy and human experience. A 2005 graduate of Stanford’s MFA documentary program, Gretchen shot Ramona Diaz’s THE LEARNING (2011) and has edited for the History Channel, PBS, the United Nations Development Programme, and independent documentaries such as Vaishali Sinha’s 2017 ASK THE SEXPERT. She also makes public health media used to educate communities about life-saving interventions such as needle exchange and overdose prevention. Other credits include WORTH SAVING (2004) and OUT IN THE HEARTLAND (2005) which explored anti-gay legislation in Kentucky. Gretchen directed and produced DECADE OF FIRE.