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Jan Krawitz

Jan Krawitz

Faculty
Professor
Documentary Film and Video
MFA, Temple University, 1979
BA, Cornell University, 1975

About

Jan Krawitz has been independently producing documentary films for many years. Her work has been exhibited at film festivals in the United States and abroad, including Sundance, the New York Film Festival, Visions du Réel, Edinburgh, SilverDocs, London, Sydney, Full Frame, South by Southwest and the Flaherty Film Seminar. She is currently involved in outreach for Perfect Strangers, a documentary that follows an altruistic kidney donor on an unpredictable, four-year journey of twists and turns. Krawitz’s previous film, Big Enough, was broadcast on the national PBS series P.O.V. and internationally in eighteen countries. Her documentaries, Mirror MirrorIn Harm’s WayLittle People, and Drive-in Blues have been broadcast on national PBS and her short film Styx is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Little People was nominated for a national Emmy Award and was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Krawitz has had one-woman retrospectives of her films at the Portland Art Museum, Hood Museum of Art, Rice Media Center, the Austin Film Society, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival. In 2011, she was awarded an artist’s residency at Yaddo. Krawitz taught at The University of Texas at Austin before assuming her current position at Stanford University. 

 

Work

Exhibitions

February 20, 2018 to March 2, 2018
McMurtry Building; Gunn Foyer and Miller Discussion Space

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Dec 17 2013 | Stanford ⎜ The Dish
Jan Krawitz, professor and director of the MFA program in documentary film and video, will be jetting off to Biarritz, France, in January with two second-year graduate...