The Same River Twice
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PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Robb Moss is an independent, non-fiction filmmaker whose work has shown at the Telluride Film Festival, the Cinéma du Réel in Paris and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He has shot films in Ethiopia, Liberia, Greece, Mexico, Hungary, Japan, Turkey, Nicaragua and the Gambia. Many of these films—on such subjects as famine, genocide and the large-scale structure of the universe—have been broadcast nationally. He is the past board chair and president of the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers (AIVF) and has taught filmmaking at Harvard University for the past 15 years.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, Linda Morgenstern has worked on independently produced programming in documentary and long format news nationally broadcast on PBS and HBO. She was a vice president and senior producer of television production at Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in New York. In 2002, she was co-producer and directed the publicity and outreach campaign for Lucia Small’s My Father, The Genius, winner of six Grand Jury film festival prizes, aired on The Sundance Channel. Most recently she was associate producer of Ross McElwee's Bright Leaves which premiered in Cannes, screened at the Toronto Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.

EDITOR, Karen Schmeer graduated from Boston University with a degree in Anthropology. She began her editing career as the coeditor of Errol Morris’ Fast, Cheap & Out of Control and then edited his documentary feature Mr. Death released by Lions Gate, December 1999. Also in 1999, Schmeer edited Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson’s Well Founded Fear which screened at Sundance and Doc Fest 1999 and aired on POV in 2000. She has edited and consulted on several other documentaries, including Martha Swetzoff’s Theme: Murder and Nina Davenport’s Always a Bridesmaid. In 2001, Schmeer edited the PBS American Experience segment on Nobel Prize winning mathematician John Nash, entitled A Brilliant Madness and Lucia Small’s My Father, The Genius, winner of Slamdance Grand Jury Prizes for Best Documentary and Best Editing. In 2002, she completed Robb Moss’ feature documentary The Same River Twice. Most recently she was coeditor of Errol Morris’ feature documentary on Robert McNamara, The Fog of War.


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