DIRECTOR, JOHANNA DEMETRAKAS
Demetrakas’ first documentary, Womanhouse, about a ground-breaking feminist art installation, won the AFI Independent Filmmakers Grant, a place in the Whitney Museum’s New American Filmmaker Series, and international recognition at festivals such as the Venice Biennale, Paris, and New York. Her second art doc, Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party, was broadcast on PBS and the BBC. Since then, she has built an illustrious career spanning the writing and directing of dramatic fiction, as well as documentaries, and has accumulated a plethora of editing credits. Her accolades and collaborations include work with the Pompidou Museum in Paris, multiple awards from the Sundance Festival, five Emmy nominations and a teaching career in writing and directing at Cal Arts, USA.