Sarah Friedland (Director, Co-Producer, Editor, Cinematographer) is a NYC based filmmaker. Her first feature documentary, "Thing With No Name," screened at widely around the world and was supported by grants from Jerome Foundation, the Paul Newman Foundation and the William H. Prusoff Foundation. In 2009, she was named "One of the top 10 Filmmakers to Watch" by the Independent Magazine. She is currently producing "Jeepney" by director Esy Casey, and teaches at John Jay College in New York City.
Ryan Joseph (Co-Producer,Cinematographer) was born in Trinidad, West Indies and now resides in Newark, NJ. He is a freelance documentary photographer and holds a MFA at Hunter College, Integrated Media Program in New York. He has taught photography at Lehman College and New Media and Web Design in Baltimore, Maryland at a youth program, Kids Scoop. He worked as an Art Instructor with Arts with Heart in Baltimore, Maryland, dedicated to bringing art to at risk youth. His work has been displayed in Aljira, Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, New Jersey, John Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland and he has been published in The New York Times and Jet Magazin. Heis currently producing and directing It Took 50 Years a feature documentary about Frances Goldin .
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