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Caroline Libresco

Director of Catalyst & Women at Sundance, Senior Programmer
Sundance Institute
Participates in 2 items
Since 2001, Caroline Libresco has been Senior Programmer for the Sundance Film Festival, where she selects features in all sections, with expertise in documentary and international film. She is also Director of the Catalyst Initiative, which has raised $7 million for Sundance projects in its first three years. Additionally, she directs Women at Sundance, a multi-pronged initiative dedicated to creating gender equality in independent film. Previously, she was an executive at ITVS, the San Francisco Film Festival, and the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. She produced American Revolutionary: The Evolution Of Grace Lee Boggs, which won the 2015 Peabody Award, the Audience Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival and aired on POV. She also produced the award-winning documentary, Sunset Story; the Student Academy Award-winning short, Barrier Device; associate-produced the HBO documentary Cat Dancers; and co-wrote and produced the independent feature, Fanci’s Persuasion. She has been an ongoing consultant to the Zurich Film Festival, Hot Docs Blue Ice Lab, and Harvard Kennedy School. Caroline holds a B.A. from Oberlin College, an M.A. in History of Religion from Harvard, an M.F.A. from UCLA Film School, and mentors in FIND’s Documentary Lab. She has appeared widely on film juries internationally—including the Doc Aviv, Sarajevo Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival, Cartagena Film Festival, Istanbul Independent Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, and Hot Docs. In June, 2010, Caroline was named among the Top 10 Most Powerful People in Documentary.

Sessions in which Caroline Libresco participates

Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Here’s What Really Happened – Audrie & Daisy
1 hour 10 minutes, 13:30 - 14:40

NeueHouse Hollywood - Screening Room

Caroline Libresco, Sundance Institute (Moderator)

Bonni Cohen, Catapult Film Fund/ Actual Films (Participant)

Richard Berge, Actual Films (Participant)

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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