Elizabeth Mandel  

Elizabeth Mandel produced the film "Arctic Son," and was a co-producer on Jennifer Fox's film "Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman." She directs and produces educational videos for non-profit organizations such as Jewish Women International and for Johns Hopkins Medical Center's Project Restore, in addition to producing spots for Nickelodeon and Sundance Channel. Elizabeth has also served as an associate producer for Jasmine Dellal's, "When the Road Bends" and was the producer of the "Deadline" DVD. Prior to joining Big Mouth in 2001, she worked for the United Nations and the Asia Foundation. She has also worked in India, Cambodia, Nepal and Japan on a variety of community development, leadership training and citizen participation projects. She holds a Master's Degree from Columbia University in International Affairs, with a focus on Economic and Political Development and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University with a B.A. in Religion and East Asian Cultures. (7/12)

Available Title(s):

Pushing the Elephant

A film by Elizabeth Mandel, 2010, 83 min, Color

In the late 1990s, Rose Mapendo lost her family and home to the violence that engulfed the Democratic Republic of Congo. She emerged advocating forgiveness and reconciliation. In a country where ethnic violence has created seemingly irreparable rifts among Tutsis, Hutus and other Congolese, this remarkable woman is a vital voice in her beleaguered nation’s…

Read More
Shopping Cart