Department of Art & Art History
United States of America
Kristine Stolakis is a BAFTA-nominated documentary filmmaker dedicated to making creative and well researched stories. She co-runs Paper Bridge Films where she is currently directing PRAY AWAY (working title), a feature documentary on the history and ramifications of the conversion therapy or "pray the gay away" movement. PRAY AWAY is executive produced by Johnny Symons. Her films have screened at festivals worldwide including Hot Docs, Doc NYC, the European Independent Film Festival, and Frameline as well as at the National Gallery of Art and Alaska Airlines. She has directed and/or filmed documentaries for The New Yorker, The Atlantic (Editor’s Pick), and Mother Jones, and her films have been covered in Buzzfeed, Ms. Magazine, and Broadly. Her films The Typist and Where We Stand are currently Staff Picks on Vimeo. She also works as a documentary producer and is currently producing ATTLA, a co-production of ITVS and Vision Maker Media. She holds an M.F.A. in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University and a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from New York University. She currently teaches at Stanford University. She proudly hails from central New York and North Carolina.
Documentary Film and Video, Film and Media Studies