Katia Maguire is a New York-based director and producer. She recently produced Participant Media’s Kingdom of Shadows (SXSW, Full Frame, DOC NYC, IDFA 2015), a documentary about the lives of three witnesses to the "U.S.-Mexico drug war" that aired on PBS’ POV in the fall of 2016 is nominated for a 2017 News and Documentary Emmy Award. She also produced The Graduates/Los Graduados, a bilingual series about Latino high school students that broadcast nationally on PBS’ Independent Lens in 2013. Previously, Katia worked for veteran public television journalist Bill Moyers on his PBS series Moyers & Company and Bill Moyers Journal. She was a senior associate producer on Women, War & Peace, a five-part PBS series about the role of women in modern conflict, and co-producer on Quest for Honor, a documentary about violence against women in Iraq that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was short-listed for the 2010 Academy Awards. Katia was a 2016 Impact Partners Documentary Producing Fellow and has received fellowships fromthe Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Producers Academy, the Union Docs Collaborative Studio, the National Association of Latino Independent Producers Latino Producers Academy, and the Flaherty Film Seminar. (1/19)
A film by April Hayes and Katia Maguire, 2018, 72 min., Color
Filmed over the course of nine years, HOME TRUTH chronicles one family’s pursuit of justice, shedding light on how our society responds to domestic vi...