Lisa F. Jackson
Lisa F. Jackson, a documentary filmmaker for over 35 years, received two Emmy awards and a Sundance Jury Prize. Sex Crimes Unit, her most recent film, is an unprecedented verite portrait of prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Her documentary filmed in the war zones of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo, won a Special Jury Prize for Documentaries at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and earned 2 Emmy nominations. She produced and directed Meeting with a Killer: One Family’s Journey (2001 Emmy Award nominee) for Court TV; Life Afterlife, a 90-minute Special for HBO; The Secret Life of Barbie (1999 Emmy Award winner) for ABC News; Addicted and Why Am I Gay? for HBO’s America Undercover series; No Money, Mo’ Problems and Smart Sex for the MTV series True Life; The Other Epidemic for ABC News; and five episodes in the Hallmark Channel’s acclaimed Adoption series, including films shot in Siberia and Guatemala.