A Syrian teenager and his father make a new life for themselves in Winnipeg, Canada despite the heartbreak of leaving their home behind.
Luisa Conlon is a documentary director and cinematographer based in New York and Los Angeles. She’s been working on fiction and non-fiction film projects since graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Film & TV. Since then, she studied at Berkeley’s journalism school and focused on reporting on the refugee crisis, and women's and LGBT issues.
Hanna Miller is a documentary film director and director of photography based between her home state Mississippi and the San Francisco Bay Area. Her topics of interest are rural America, immigration, and what it means to have a home. Hanna is working on her first feature length documentary about an anti-immigration, pro-Trump, Latina business owner in the rural South.
Lacy Roberts is a documentary and podcast editor and producer based in Missoula, Montana. Most recently, she was the managing producer at Brooklyn-based and Peabody-nominated podcast production company Transmitter Media, where she developed and produced original shows for clients like TED, The New York Times, CNN, and more. Prior to Transmitter Media, she worked with Al Jazeera’s podcast arm on the award-winning podcast Closer Than They Appear and developed an international news show called The Take. Her freelance work has also been seen and heard in the New York Times, The Atlantic, PBS Newshour, and NPR affiliates around the country.