MICHELLE LE BRUN
6:20 Cutting Edge Tour
The award-winning documentary Death: A Love Story, marked Ms. Le Brun’s debut as a filmmaker having directed, produced, written and photographed the film.
It was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, won top awards at several other national film festivals and aired on national PBS and CBC Canada. An analysis of the film was also featured in Documentary Media, by Broderick Fox and Sundancing, by John Anderson. Ms. Le Brun has produced and directed a variety of short films that have aired on Rhode Island PBS including “Gone Fishin’ and “Ruth Dealy: A Portrait”.
In 2002 Ms. Le Brun founded HARKEN! Youth Media providing filmmaking opportunities to youth. We teach youth to master their environment by learning storytelling, technical skills associated with camera work, interviewing, and editing as well as civic engagement to tell compelling stories.
Michelle is also an adjunct professor in the Integrated Arts and Learning Graduate Masters Degree Program at Lesley University and teaches in the Film Media and Communications departments of the University of Rhode Island.