Katia Maguire  

Katia Maguire is an Emmy nominated documentary producer and director. She recently was post-production supervisor on the acclaimed documentary RBG, about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, that premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, was released in theaters nationwide, broadcast on CNN, and was nominated for a 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary. Katia produced Participant Media’s Kingdom of Shadows, 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 and was 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 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Producer's Academy, the Union Docs Collaborative Studio, the National Association of Latino Independent Producers' Latino Producer's Academy, and the Flaherty Film Seminar. (10/19)

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Home Truth

A film by 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 violence and how the trauma from domestic violence tragedies can linger throughout generations. In 1999, Colorado mother Jessica Gonzales experienced every parent’s worst nightmare when her three young daughters were killed…

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