Jesse Ericka Epstein is a Sundance Award-Winning documentary filmmaker. She received an Masters Degree in Documentary Film from NYU, and was named one of “25 filmmakers to watch” by Filmmaker Magazine. Her films have screened in over 40 film festivals worldwide, at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), MaSS MoCA, The Peabody Museum, and Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam. Jesse's film 34x25x36 received a national PBS Broadcast on POV. In addition, she has a published video Op-Doc in the New York Times. Her film BETHLEHEM screened at the opening night of The Docyard at the Brattle Theater.
Jesse has received grants from Chicken & Egg Pictures, The Fledgling Fund, and Catapult Film Fund. She's also received a National Endowment for the Arts residency at The MacDowell Arts Colony, a Working Films Residency at MaSS MoCA, and a Residency at Marble House Project. She currently runs a youth video program at Zumix in East Boston.
For the past 4 years Jesse has been part of We Create: Celebrating Women in the Arts with Danza Organica.