Kathryn Smith Pyle
Producer Kathryn Smith Pyle is a Sundance Institute Fellow (2011 Documentary Edit and Story Lab; 2009 Creative Producers Lab) whose former career as a grantmaker in the U.S. and Latin America was dedicated to grassroots development and giving voice to marginalized communities, often through community media projects. Her concerns as a documentary filmmaker continue that commitment, working in partnership with human rights groups and social movements. She has a doctorate in social policy from the University of Pennsylvania, writes about social issue documentaries for The Foundation Center's online publication, PhilanTopic, and is a photographer. She recently completed a short film on immigration reform, FARM LABOR. (6/12)
Children of Memory (Niños de la Memoria)
A film by Kathryn Smith Pyle and María Teresa Rodríguez, 2012, 64 min., Color
Hundreds of children disappeared without a trace during the Salvadoran civil war. Many were survivors of massacres carried out by the U.S.-trained Sal...