Author: Michele Stephenson

MICHELE STEPHENSON is a Haitian-born filmmaker and former human rights attorney. She has trained human rights activists from all over the world in video production and produced award-winning documentaries and video production guides for grassroots activists. With a commitment to making personal human stories that are too often excluded from mainstream media, Stephenson and her husband, Joe Brewster, recently launched their production company, The Rada Film Group. Excerpts of their work can be found at

Articles Written by Michele Stephenson:

Faces of Change

The concept was to bring five human rights activists from around the world to New York City for an intensive video workshop—each activist would receive their own camera. We would all brainstorm on what stories they wanted to tell about their communities and how to tell them. My task was to train the activists and… Read more »