Marilyn Ness


Marilyn Ness is a two-time Emmy, Peabody, and DuPont Award winning filmmaker. Her most recent film Cameraperson (dir. Kirsten Johnson) premiered at Sundance 2016, was released by the Criterion Collection, and was shortlisted for the 2017 Academy Awards. Trapped (dir. Dawn Porter), which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, received the Jury Prize for Social Impact Filmmaking, was broadcast on PBS, and was awarded a Peabody. She also produced Katy Chevigny and Ross Kauffman’s feature documentary E-Team, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2014, was bought by Netflix Originals, and later earned two Emmy nominations. Ness also produced Johanna Hamilton’s feature documentary 1971 which premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, was broadcast on Independent Lens in 2015, and earned an Emmy nomination. She directed the documentary feature film Bad Blood: A Cautionary Tale that was broadcast nationally on PBS in 2011.

October 11, 2018
Framing Trauma: The Crises of Witnessing
National Union Building
1:15 PM  -  2:30 PM