Joanna Sokolowski

Joanna Sokolowski is an Emmy(r) award-winning documentary filmmaker. Together with filmmaking partner Kate Trumbull-LaValle they formed Sylvia Frances Films and have directed/produced "Artist and Mother" (2017) for KCET's award winning series Artbound and "City Rising" Season 2 for KCET. They also directed/produced "Ovarian Psycos" (2016), which premiered at SXSW and was broadcast on the award winning PBS documentary series, Independent Lens (2017). She co-produced the HBO film "Very Semi Serious" (2015), a feature-length documentary about New Yorker cartoonists that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. She holds a BA in Community Development & Urban Planning and received her MA in Social Documentation at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she was the recipient of the Human Rights Center fellowship. (7/19)

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Ovarian Psycos


A film by Joanna Sokolowski and Kate Trumbull-LaValle, 2016, 72 min., Color
Riding at night through streets deemed dangerous in Eastside Los Angeles, the Ovarian Psycos use their bicycles to confront the violence in their live...

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