Alexandra Lescaze is a NY-based documentary filmmaker and the Executive Director of the Sidney Hillman Foundation, home of the annual Hillman Prizes in Journalism and monthly Sidney Awards, honoring excellence in journalism in service of the common good. Her first film, Where Do You Stand? stories from an American mill, documented the 25-year effort of North Carolina textile workers to organize a union in the face of modernization and globalization.
Deborah Eve Lewis’ documentary feature cinematography credits include The Calling (dir. Danny Alpert), Sunshine (dir. Karen Skloss) Troop 1500 (dir. Ellen Spiro), Last Man Standing (dir. Paul Stekler) and Writ Writer (dir. Susanne Mason). She’s done additional cinematography for Casino Jack and the United States of Money and Better this World. Her narrative feature credits include the award-winning films The Slow Business of Going (Athina Rachel Tsangari) and Afraid of Everything (David Barker). She also shot the production stills on Robert Altman’s Secret Honor. Deb serves as an adjunct lecturer in filmmaking and cinematography at the University of Texas at Austin where she recently created the Cinema Laboratory. Deb is also a founding member of the public art collaborative Legge Lewis Legge.