Nancy Schwartzman

Roll Red Roll / Sunset Park Pictures
Participates in 1 Session

Nancy Schwartzman is a documentary film director, producer, and tech founder who uses storytelling and technology to create safer communities for women and girls. 

She is the director of the true-crime documentary, Roll Red Roll which premiered this April at the Tribeca Film Festival, and Hot Docs, and is currently playing at over 20 festivals. She is the recent winner of the Adrienne Shelly Foundation’s Excellence in Filmmaking Award. Roll Red Roll is her feature film debut and will have a robust impact campaign engaging men and boys in the transformation of rape culture. Her first film, The Line, a short documentary examining consent was used by the White House for a campaign around sexuality, and her follow-up film xoxosms, was on PBS/POV and BBC exploring love between two teenagers, bridged by technology.

A globally recognized human rights activist, Nancy serves on Vice President Biden’s Advisory Council for Violence Against Women. Nancy is a tech founder, and created the White House award-winning mobile app Circle of 6 designed to reduce sexual violence among America’s youth and college students. Circle of 6 is used by over 350,000 people in 36 countries. The app is now open source and being adapted for women journalists working in Mexico. She has presented her work at the White House, the United Nations, TEDxSheffield, Good Pitch, DOCNYC and more.

Sessions in which Nancy Schwartzman participates

Wednesday September 26, 2018

3:30 PM
3:30 PM