Director, Jenny Mackenzie Films
Director & Producer, Jenny Mackenzie, Ph.D.'s previous work focuses on bringing social and racial justice issues as well as public health dilemmas far beyond the screening room to maximize discussions, education, outreach, and social change. Her films include Kick Like A Girl, Where's Herbie?, Lead With Love, Invisible Disabilities, Sugar Babies, Dying in Vein the Opiate Generation and Quiet Heroes which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Kick Like A Girl premiered on HBO, has won numerous awards, and is being used in school curricula around the country, fostering discussions of gender equality. She has a BA from Brown University, an MSW from Simmons College, and a Ph.D. from the University of Utah. Her latest film However Long is an intimate portrait about a women's support group for stage 4 cancer.