Via New York, NY, USA
Kelly Anderson is a filmmaker who recently completed My Brooklyn, a documentary about the ways developers and policymakers colluded to reshape Downtown Brooklyn’s Fulton Mall. The film premiered at the 2012 Brooklyn Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award for documentary, and it recently won Best Director and Best Documentary at the Red Hook International Film Festival. Her other work includes Never Enough, a documentary about clutter, collecting and Americans’ relationship with their material possessions, which won an award for Artistic Excellence at the Big Sky Documentary Festival, and Every Mother’s Son (with Tami Gold), about three mothers whose children were killed by police and who became advocates for police reform, which won the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival and aired on P.O.V. Anderson and Gold also made Out At Work , which was at the Sundance Film Festival and aired on HBO. She is also Associate Professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College (CUNY).