Jessie Deeter

Jessie’s producing and directing credits include SPARK: A BURNING MAN STORY, which debuted at SXSW in 2013 and DEATH BY FIRE, which opened PBS's FRONTLINE season in 2010. Jessie is the producer of WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR? (Sony Pictures Classics, 2006) and she produced REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR, which aired on PBS’s Independent Lens after its Tribeca premiere in 2011. She also produced on Alex Gibney’s STEVE JOBS: THE MAN IN THE MACHINE, and is currently the producer of BUSY CHILD (working title), a feature documentary about artificial intelligence with director Chris Paine slated for release in 2017. Jessie has an MJ and MA from UC Berkeley and was a Fulbright scholar in Oman, Morocco and Tunisia in 2010-11. (10/16)

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A Revolution in Four Seasons

A film by Jessie Deeter, 2016, 90 min, Color

The Tunisian Revolution sparked the Arab Spring. But revolution was the easy part—as two women learned on the journey from protest to functioning government. Emna Ben Jemaa and Jawhara Ettis represent opposite sides of their country’s politics: One is a well-known journalist in the city, fighting for free speech. The other is a strict Islamist…

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