Mary Jirmanus work explores social movement in the Middle East and Latin America, and collaborations across the regions -- engaging critically with the tension between democratic rhetoric and practice in people's vision for a better world. From 2006-2008, she produced the rural-focused weekly broadcast television program Via Comunidad in Ecuador, directed Primer Regreso (2008) for Harvard Kennedy School's Mexico Program, and co-produced Caminos de Esperanza (2010) with Boston-based Development Communications Workshop --both have shown at festivals and in classrooms internationally. She is currently a doctoral student in geography at University of California, Berkeley.
Producer: Mary Jirmanus
Cinematographer: Jocelyne Abi Gebrayel
Sound editing & mixing: Fadi Tabbal & Stephane Rives