Anna Barsan is a filmmaker and artist based in Brooklyn, NY.  Anna’s work has been featured at Hot Docs, Camden International Film Festival, Rooftop Films Summer Series, The Brooklyn Museum, Leslie Lohman Museum, La Mama Galleria and published by Field of Vision, The New Yorker, NBC and Democracy Now.  Her latest film, Libre, investigates the use of GPS ankle monitors by private companies and screened in the Documentary Shorts Program at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Her current directing projects include documenting immigrants living in sanctuary throughout the U.S. and the expansion of the prison system through technological surveillance.

Anna is a former supervising producer at The Laura Flanders Show where she directed documentary stories featuring the 2016 Democratic & Republican National Conventions and produced interviews with movement builders including Naomi Klein and Bryan Stevenson.  From 2011-2015, Anna co-directed the documentary series, Signified, featuring over twenty interviews with LGBTQ artists and activists throughout the U.S. and Latin America.  As a media educator, Anna travels nationally and internationally to facilitate media literacy and advocacy workshops for community organizers.


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