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Jessica Edwards


strong>Jessica Edwards is a documentary filmmaker and author. She received a B.F.A in Cinema from Montreal’s Concordia University and a Masters Degree in Documentary Studies from the New School in New York City. Her 2015 documentary, Mavis!, is her first feature-length film. It premiered to a standing ovation at SXSW 2015. She is pictured at the 2015 Hot Docs film festival in Toronto. In 2013, Edwards edited and self-published Tell Me Something: Documentary Filmmakers, a book of advice from documentary filmmakers including Al Maysles, DA Pennebaker, Martin Scorsese, Errol Morris, Michael Moore, Barbara Kopple, and over 50 more international filmmakers. The book was lauded in the New York Times, Documentary Magazine, Filmmaker Magazine and others.

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Seltzer Works (2010, short)
Tugs ( 2011, short)
The Landfill (2012, short, co-directed)
Mavis! (2015)