About the Filmmaker
Haimy Assefa is an Ethiopian-American documentary filmmaker and journalist. Her award-winning work as a director, cinematographer and producer can be seen on Netflix, CNN, and NBC News. An Emmy-nominated producer, she has been an integral member of digital video startups such as Great Big Story of CNN and Left Field of NBC News. Haimy is invested in telling stories about and from the perspectives of marginalized identities. Haimy is currently developing a feature length documentary about police torture and reparations.