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Director: Julie Winokur
Producer: Julie Winokur
Winner of the JURY AWARD
Julie Winokur, Director and Producer
Julie Winokur is a writer and documentary film producer who strongly believes in using visual power of film to catalyze positive social change. Winokur’s work has received numerous awards and has appeared on PBS, Discovery.com, MSNBC.com, NPR.org, AARP.org, MediaStorm, Good Morning America, and the National Geographic Magazine website, as well as in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, and The Washington Post.
Her passion for social advocacy has produced multi-year projects including the one-hour film AGING IN AMERICA: THE YEARS AHEAD, it’s companion book and traveling exhibition.
Her ongoing six-year project examining the health care crisis includes the feature-length documentary FIRESTORM, the short films DENIED and COLLATERAL DAMAGE: BAD MEDICINE IN TENNESSEE , and the book Denied: The Crisis of America’s Uninsured.
Winokur’s dynamic approach to documentary filmmaking drove her to turn the camera on herself in the 2008 short film THE SANDWICH GENERATION, in which Winokur and her husband chronicled their personal challenges caring for their two children and Winokur’s aging father.
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