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Greta Schiller

Greta Schiller

Outreach Fellow (from September 2015 until February 2016)

Greta Schiller is an internationally acclaimed documentarian whose first feature, Before Stonewall, won two Emmy Awards and was broadcast on more than 30 television stations. Her films have screened on PBS, BBC, ZDF, Sundance Channel and around the world. A Fulbright Arts Fellow, Schiller holds a BFA in Film/Video and MSEd in Science Education, both from the City College of New York. Her alma mater awarded her the Townsend Harris Medal for outstanding contributions to her field. For The Marion Lake Story she was named Environmentalist of the Year by the North Fork Environmental Council.

In her project, Schiller will develop a non-fiction film on the topic of ecological restoration. Earth Repair features three restoration projects—one in Europe, the second in India, and the third in Australia—each illustrating ecological restoration as it is practiced in distinct cultural and geographical contexts.