Los Angeles, CA, USA
Joanna Sokolowski is an Emmy(r) award-winning documentary filmmaker. Together with filmmaking partner Kate Trumbull-LaValle she directed/produced "Artist and Mother" (2017) for KCET's award winning series Artbound and is currently in post-production on "City Rising" Season 2 for KCET. She also directed/produced “Ovarian Psycos” (2016), which premiered at SXSW and was broadcast on the award winning PBS documentary series, Independent Lens (2017). She co-produced the HBO film “Very Semi Serious” (2015), a feature-length documentary about New Yorker cartoonists that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. She holds a BA in Community Development & Urban Planning and received her MA in Social Documentation at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she was the recipient of the Human Rights Center fellowship.