Jesse Sweet

Jesse Sweet is an Emmy-award winning documentary director and producer whose work includes Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain (CNN), Years of Living Dangerously (Showtime), Death Row Stories (CNN), Black Market with Michael K. Williams (Viceland), Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.(PBS) and NOVA (PBS). He most recently directed an episode of Alex Gibney’s new ESPN sports science docuseries, Enhanced, all six episodes of which are now available to stream exclusively at ESPN+Sweet is currently completing the feature documentary City of Joel, which follows a small-town political battle between an ultra-orthodox Hasidic sect and their secular neighbors over the course of four years.


Future Jew

By Jesse Sweet | September 12, 2018

Future Jew

Documentary filmmaker Jesse Sweet on the recent rush of movies about Hasidic Jews, and his own upcoming film, City of Joel.