Julie Winokur

executive director Talking Eyes Media, USA visit website

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Julie Winokur is Executive Director of Talking Eyes Media, and she has been a storyteller for over two decades, first as a magazine writer and then as a documentary filmmaker.

She launched Talking Eyes in 2002 to create visual media that catalyzes positive social change. Her work has appeared on PBS, the Documentary Channel, MediaStorm, National Geographic Magazine, Time, MSNBC and Discovery online, as well as in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.

Winokur’s current projects include Bring It to the Table, a film and interactive platform that examine the roots of people’s political beliefs in order to bridge the partisan divide, and Newest Americans, an ongoing cross-platform project about immigration and identity.

Her previous projects include Aging in America, The Sandwich Generation, and Curse of the Black Gold, which she produced with her life partner, photojournalist Ed Kashi.

Winokur is currently on the faculty of Rutgers University-Newark and previously taught at the International Center of Photography.

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