Author: Marie-Emmanuelle Hartness

Marie-Emmanuelle Hartness

Marie-Emmanuelle Hartness is a Boston based filmmaker. She produces, writes and directs both fiction and documentary films. Born and raised in Paris, she has a special interest in cross-cultural projects and character driven stories, as well as a passion for fantasy, adventure and science fiction films. Marie graduated from La Sorbonne in Theater studies and from UCLA professional screenwriting program.

Articles Written by Marie-Emmanuelle Hartness:

Janet Connor holding a discussion in documentary Circle Up

New Doc Explores Benefits of Restorative Justice Practice

In Circle Up, Boston-based filmmaker Julie Mallozzi explores the power of peacemaking circles in restorative justice.  Peacemaking circles are a traditional form of justice-based restorative practice that originates in many Native American cultures. Circles, in this context, are arrangements that provide community members a means to discuss and resolve conflict. Individuals take turns expressing themselves… Read more »

New Doc about Charter Schools Exposes Insidious Effects on Education Equity

Backpack Full of Cash goes deep into the scheme of charter schools in America to demonstrate its disastrous impact on public education today. Director and Producer Sarah Mondale highlights three public schools (in Philadelphia, New Orleans, and Nashville) over the 2013-14 academic year, documenting the struggles faculty and students face as charter schools develop nearby… Read more »