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“Don’t we all treat suffering as a disruption to existence, instead of an inevitable part of it? He wondered what would happen if you could ‘reincorporate your version of reality, of normalcy, to accommodate suffering.’”
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Lisa Russell Filmmaker

Submitted by on June 4, 2010 – 3:56 pm

Lisa Russell is an Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker whose background in humanitarian and international development work has inspired her to produce films about the health and well-being of our global society.While some of Lisa’s work has been broadcasted on public television (including PBS and Channel 4 London), most of Lisa’s films are tied into advocacy, fundraising or legislative efforts with UN and international agencies. She actively screens her films around the country at universities, conferences, festivals and hill briefings and has reached thousands of students, young people and others to spark dialogue about U.S. responsibility in global affairs. Lisa is part of Governess Films a community of independent female filmmakers. To learn more about Governess Films or see some Lisa’s work click here

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