Visiting Film Artist: Diana Whitten

Published in Events & News
Broadway
Friday 6/21
7:00 pm
Join local SLC filmmaker Diana Whitten, director of the film VESSEL, for a special Q&A.

Diana Whitten
About Diana Whitten:

Diana Whitten directs, produces, and shoots documentary film, and designs media campaigns centered around social justice docs.
Her first feature documentary, Vessel, was released in 2014 to critical acclaim and has screened for over 300 international audiences. It was the centerpiece of an audience engagement campaign designed for advocates, activists, and educators working toward coalition building in their communities.

She has presented her work as a featured guest on several broadcasts, including Democracy Now, WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show, Huffington Post Live, and TEDxAmazonia. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Refinery 29, Huffington Post, and the Guardian, among other publications.

Awards include the SXSW Audience Award, the SXSW Special Jury Award for Political Courage, the inaugural Peter Wintonick Award from Sheffield DocFest, the Moving Mountains Honorable Mention from Mountainfilm in Telluride, the Adrienne Shelly Excellence in Filmmaking Award, the SIMA Lens to Action Jury Award, and a finalist award for the CINE Golden Eagle for Independent and Emerging Media.