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Beth Levison

Doc Producers Alliance
Participates in 1 Session

Beth Levison is an Emmy and Peabody-winning producer/director based in NYC. Her most recent film Personal Statement had its World Premiere as the opening night film of the 2018 AFI DOCS film festival; it is slated for national PBS broadcast in October 2018.  Prior to that, Levison produced 32 Pills:  My Sister’s Suicide, about director Hope Litoff’s efforts to come to terms with the mental illness and suicide of her sister, artist and photographer Ruth Litoff; it premiered at Hot Docs and was broadcast on HBO (2017). Levison’s previous independent projects include The Trials of Spring (2015), a cross-media project including a feature-length documentary and six shorts about women human rights activists in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen.  Her independent documentary directorial debut LEMON (2011) about Brooklyn-born poet and performer Lemon Andersen was executive produced by Impact Partners and Russell Simmons, shown at some 40 festivals around the world, selected for the U.S. State Department’s 2014 American Film Showcase, and broadcast on PBS.  Levison got her start in television working for HBO, WNET, Sundance Channel, and others. In addition to working in independent film, she also directs and produces commercial work, branded content and web shorts. Levison is the founder of Hazel Pictures, a co-founder of the Doc Producers Alliance (DPA), and mom to boys Ben and Gabe.

Sessions in which Beth Levison participates

Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Producing Our Way into the Future
1 hour 15 minutes, 15:00 - 16:15

ArcLight Hollywood - Theater 8

Caroline Libresco, Sundance Institute (Moderator)

Joslyn Barnes, Louverture Films (Participant)

Julie Goldman, Motto Pictures (Participant)

Ali Johnes (Participant)

Beth Levison, Doc Producers Alliance (Participant)

Marilyn Ness, Big Mouth Productions (Participant)

Richard Rick Perez, Sundance Institute (Participant)

Michael Raisler (Participant)

Jenny Raskin (Participant)

Lisa Valencia-Svensson, Multitude Films (Participant)

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