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Eme EidsonDigital, color, sound, 56.07 minRental format: Digital file
Eme (Melissa) Eidson is a filmmaker, with write-ups in Cineuropa.org and Variety magazines. Her documentary film, El Barrio, about life in the Tepito neighborhood of Mexico City, was screened at the Berlin and Cannes film festivals, and won the Best Documentary and Founder's Choice Award at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. Her documentary film, No Son Invisibles: Maya Women and Microfinance was screened at Cannes, Torino, Roma, Guadalajara, Tehran, Seattle Latino, Del Rey Beach,
and Dubai film festivals, and has been acquired by many university libraries around the globe and is held within the Ethnographic Collection of Alexander Street streaming provider. Lately, she has been working on narrative short film projects. Her current documentary, Slow Fashion, is about cultural appropriation and sustainability in the fashion industry, filmed in Southern Mexico, India and Laos. She is also an adjunct professor at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York City.