Connie Field

Berkeley, California, United States


Emmy winning and Academy Award nominated director Connie Field’s films have been shown all over the world. "Have You Heard From Johannesburg" a 7 part series on the global movement that ended Apartheid in South Africa, "Freedom on My Mind" a history of the civil rights movement in Mississippi: the feminist classic “The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter” and "¡Salud!" on Cuba’s role in the struggle for global health equity. She has won numerous awards-- the Sundance Grand Jury Prize, British Academy Award Nominee, Best Series, and Best Feature Documentary from numerous festivals, as well as having her films listed as the Best Doc of the Year or One of the Ten Best Films of the Year by a number of film critics. Her work has been broadcast in over 30 countries including Japan, Brazil, South Africa, Britain, Australia, Denmark, Germany, France, Spain, BBC World, and in the US on the American Experience and Independent Lens.