Eliza Hemenway

Sebastopol, California, United States

Film Projects


ELIZA HEMENWAY, has a M.A. in media studies, is the founder of the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, director of the documentary films Uncommon Knowledge and The Way to Hawassa, and is the author of the book Paris in Oakland. She has over twenty years of experience working in photography and video production, and has created content for organizations such as the Arnold Arboretum, San Francisco SPCA, the City of Santa Rosa, Redwood Empire Food Bank, Sonoma State University, and more. Hemenway has also worked as an independent film reviewer for KRCB-FM, National Public Radio, and has served as a judge for several Bay Area film festivals. She is currently working a new film following the unsheltered community in Sonoma County.