PATRIMONIO is produced and directed by Lisa F. Jackson and Sarah Teale.
LISA F. JACKSON has been producing documentaries for over 35 years. It Happened Here, about sexual assault on college campuses, aired on Pivot in January 2015. Grazers: A Cooperative Story premiered at DOCNYC in 2014 and Sex Crimes Unit an unprecedented portrait of prosecutors in the Manhattan DA’s Office aired on HBO in 2011. The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo (HBO 2008) won a Sundance Special Jury Prize for Documentaries and earned 2 Emmy nominations. She produced and directed Meeting with a Killer: One Family’s Journey (2001 Emmy Award nominee) for Court TV; The Secret Life of Barbie (1999 Emmy Award winner) for ABC News. Jackson studied filmmaking at MIT with Richard Leacock. Her other awards include Audience Choice Awards from the London HRWFF, One World Slovakia, Vancouver, film festivals, the 2009 iWitness Award from Jewish World Watch and a Movies That Matter Award from Amnesty International.
SARAH TEALE was a Producer on the HBO series The Weight of the Nation, which was nominated for a Prime Time Emmy. Other HBO films include Dealing Dogs, (Emmy nominated for Best Investigative Documentary) where an undercover animal rights activist exposes the illegal sale of dogs; Hacking Democracy, (Emmy nominated for Best Investigative Documentary) a high- profile film investigating electronic voting machine fraud; Death on a Factory Farm, an investigative documentary exposing conditions at factory farms across the country; Bellevue: Inside Out, a year inside the locked psychiatric wards at Bellevue Hospital; and Mumia Abu Jamal: A Case For Reasonable Doubt?, an investigation into the highly controversial case of a black journalist on death row. Mumia Abu Jamal received a Cable Ace Award nomination. She most recently produced Grazers: A Cooperative Story on the formation of a farm cooperative in collaboration with Lisa F. Jackson, being distributed by Collective Eye.