Eliza Hemenway

Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Film Projects


ELIZA HEMENWAY, holds a M.A. in media studies. She began her career as a still photographer, was the director and producer of the documentary film Uncommon Knowledge, and author of the creative nonfiction book Paris in Oakland. She founded and directed the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, was an independent-film reviewer for KRCB-FM, and has worked professionally creating photography and video content for organizations such as the Redwood Empire Food Bank, the City of Santa Rosa, Sonoma State University, and the San Francisco SPCA. Additionally, her work has been widely exhibited in galleries, film festivals, and venues such as the Roxie Film Center, San Francisco Public Library, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and more. She is passionate about creative nonfiction storytelling. Her goal is to tell stories that inspire hope and create positive social change.