Linda Goode Bryant is an independent producer/director currently working on The Vote, a cinema verité documentary that follows the politics and passions triggered in a small town by the 2004 Presidential Primaries to discover why Americans don’t vote. Her work has been shown in national and international festivals and film programs. She is a recipient of numerous grants and fellowships including an Artist Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts and Individual Artist Grants from the New York State Council on the Arts.
A New York based independent filmmaker, Laura Poitras recently completed Oh Say Can You See…, a critical look at spectatorship and nationalism in the aftermath of 9/11. Her other credits include Living the Legacy: Racism and Resistance in the Academy. Her work has received funding from the Jerome Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts, among others. Poitras’ latest film, My Country, My Country was broadcast as part of the POV 2006 Season.