Investigative documentary filmmaker Sonia Kennebeck shares her experiences making National Bird in a post-Edward Snowden world.
Sonia Kennebeck is an independent documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist with
more than 15 years of directing and producing experience. She has directed eight television documentaries and more than 50 investigative reports. She lives in New York where she runs her own production company (Ten Forward Films) that makes films about international politics
and human rights. Filmmaker magazine recently selected her as one of the “25 New Faces of
Independent Film 2016.” Kennebeck received a Master’s degree in International Affairs from American University in Washington, D.C. and was born in Malacca, Malaysia. National Bird, her first feature-length documentary film, is out now through FilmRise; visit nationalbirdfilm.com for a list of screenings.