Executive in Charge: Denise DiIanni

Executive Producer: Laurie Donnelly

Senior Program Producer: Anne Adams

Coordinating Producer: Salme M. López Sabina

Digital Producer: Anna Fort

Digital Executive Producer: Meredith Nierman

Business Manager: Michael Yue

Senior Director, National Audience Development & Station Marketing: Bara Levin

Social Media, National Programming: Natalie Dudas-Thomas

Finance: Amy Green - Saleha Ashfaq

Legal: Eric Brass - Jay Fialkov - Brooks Hill-Whilton 

IN JACKSON HEIGHTS has been supported by:


And by contributions to your PBS station from viewers like you. Thank you.

IN JACKSON HEIGHTS Production Credits


Director – Editor – Sound – Producer: Frederick Wiseman
Photography by: John Davey
Assistant Editor: Nathalie Vignères
Assistant Camera: James Bishop 
Assistant Editor (Sound) – Second D.I.T: Christina Hunt 
Executive Producer: Karen Konicek
Sound Mixer: Emmanuel Croset
Digital Color Timer: Gilles Granier


Production Office: Zipporah Films, Inc.
Production Assistants: Emily Glaser – Lindsay Riordan
Bookkeeping: Stephen TenBarge
Digital Lab: LE LABO PARIS
Chief Executive Officers: Arnaud Borges – Alain Carsoux
Chief Technical Officer: Arnaud Caréo
Operation Manager: Jane Leblond
Administration: Maud Djeghbal
Mixing Studio: Éclair Group
Recorder: Emeline Aldeguer
Sales: Alexis Roposte

French and Italian: Marie-Pierre Duhamel Muller
Transcripts and Work Translation​
Spanish: Antonio Bejerano Pardo – Maria Antonieta Astudillo
Arabic: Kamal Mallat – Mohammad Fatouraie
Music Rights Research: Barbara Schölnberger

Equipment: Mark Puffett – Ice Film London

"Ab Tumhara Hawale Watan Sathiyo"
Written by Sameer
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Alka Yagnik, Kailash Kher, Sonu Nigam, and Udit Narayan
Published by Universal Music - MGB Songs obo Super Cassettes Industries Ltd.

“Talk Dirty Ft. 2 Chainz” Written by Jason Desrouleaux, Jason Gregory Evigan (BMI), Sean Maxwell Douglas, Eric Frederic, Ori Kaplan, Tamir Muskat, Tomer Yosef, and Tauheed Epps
Performed by Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz
Published by Irving Music, Inc., Beluga Heights Music, and Jason DeRulo Publishing, BMG Platinum Songs (BMI)/Bad Robot (BMI, Eastman Pond)
Publishing administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., Songs From The Boardwalk/Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Songs Music Publishing, LLC obo Muskat Love Music (BMI), Songs MP (BMI), Bluma Music (ASCAP), Abarbanel (ASCAP), Songs of SMP (ASCAP), Reservoir Media Music (ASCAP) obo itself and Ty Epps Music
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Contains a sample of “Hermetico” performed by Balkan Beat Box licensed courtesy of Orchard Enterprises NY, Inc. by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV licensing
2 Chainz appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings under license from Universal Music Enterprises

"Morenita" (Edesio Alejandro/Gerardo Garcia)
Publisher: Mayimba Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
℗ 2008 Orunla Music
Courtesy of Mayimba Music, Inc. obo Orunla Music

“El Manisero”
Written by Moisés Simons
Used by permission of Edward B. Marks Music Company
All rights reserved

“Yo Quisiera”
Interpreted by Oscar D’Leon
Composed by Miguel Amadeo
℗ © 1996 Musart/Balboa
All rights reserved

Interpreted by Hebert Vargas & Los Gigantes Del Vallenato
Composed by Castillo Utria Wilfran
© AMA Publishing Group ℗ Codiscos
All rights reserved

"Tengo" Interpreted by Salsa del Barrio, Lenin Jimenez Voz, Nelson Gutierrez Voz, Humberto Valencia, "Mangarra" Voz, Jose Silva Piano, Giovani Muños Bajo, Danilo Polo "Cococho" Timbal, Wilgen, Rodriguez Congas, Angel Ibarra Bongo, Mario Orozco Trombon, Armando Quintero Trombon, Jose Coello "Pochi" Trompeta, and Juan Carlos Pabon Trompeta
Written by Francisco Manuel Ruiz Gomez
Published by Reservoir 416 (BMI)
℗ Envidia - 6357, "Sabor a Melao", 2006

Interpreted by Asena
© ℗ 2001 İdobay Müzik Yapım
All rights reserved

"No Soy Un Hombre Malo"
Written by Yoel Henriquez and America Jimenez (ASCAP)
Performed by Héctor Acosta
Published by UNIVERSAL MUSICA, INC. obo itself and COSAS MIAS MUSIC PUBLISHING, La Venus Music (ASCAP)
Administered by Hit Music
Courtesy of Universal Music Latino under license from Universal Music Enterprises

"Turn Up"
Written by Thomas Ramirez
Performed by Roy Philips & Kobe Bourne
Safari Music Publishing 2016

“Roar" Written by Katy Perry, Max Martin, Lukasz Gottwald, Bonnie Leigh McKee, and Henry Russell Walter
Interpreted by The Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps
Published by Prescription Songs LLC, Cirkuit Breaker LLC, MXM Music AB, and Kasz Money Publishing
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.
All rights obo When I'm rich you'll be my bitch
Administered by WB Music Corp.

Many thanks to:
Edith Goldenhar, William Kornblum, Mary Hawthorne, Daniel Dromm, Mohammad Rashid, Steve Knobel and all the other members of the Jackson Heights community who participated in the film and to Cara Mertes, Andrew Catauro, Tabitha Jackson, Rahdi Taylor, Kristin Feeley, Hélène Sicard and la Fémis


Hot Docs Forum Official Selection 2015

Utah Film Center

IN JACKSON HEIGHTS is a production of Moulins Films, LLC and in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS), with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

Executive Producer for ITVS: Sally Jo Fifer

Funding for the film was provided by:
JustFilms / Ford Foundation
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ITVS – logo; no text
Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program
Pershing Square Foundation

A Zipporah Films Release

© 2015 Moulins Films LLC – All Rights Reserved

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