Jan KrawitzJan Krawitz has been independently producing documentary films for 35 years.  Her work has been exhibited at film festivals in the United States and abroad, including Sundance, the New York Film Festival, Visions du Réel, Edinburgh, AFI/SilverDocs, London, Sydney, Full Frame, and South by Southwest. Big Enough was broadcast on the national PBS series P.O.V. and internationally in eighteen countries. Her documentaries, Mirror MirrorIn Harm’s Way, Little People, and Drive-in Blues, were also broadcast on national PBS. Little People was nominated for a national Emmy Award and was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Her short film Styx is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Krawitz has had one-woman retrospectives of her films at the Portland Art Museum, Hood Museum of Art, Rice Media Center, Austin Film Society, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival.  She was selected for artist residencies at Yaddo, Bogliasco (Italy), Docs in Progress, and most recently, a Fulbright Scholar Award.  She is a Voting Member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Krawitz is a Professor at Stanford University where she teaches in the M.F.A. Program in Documentary Film and Video.

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