Lana Wilson is an Emmy-winning and two-time Spirit Award-nominated director, writer, and producer based in New York. Her latest film, The Departure, premiered at Tribeca in 2017 and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary.The Departure was called “Stunning” by Filmmaker Magazine, “A genuinely spiritual experience” by The Washington Post, and “A work of art” by the San Francisco Chronicle. The film toured to festivals around the world and was theatrically released in 30+ US cities. Wilson’s first film, After Tiller, premiered at Sundance in 2013 and went on to win an Emmy for Best Documentary. It was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award, four Cinema Eye Honors, and the Ridenhour Prize. After Tiller was theatrically released by Oscilloscope and nationally broadcast on POV. Wilson has also worked in television. Previously, Wilson was the Film and Dance Curator for Performa. She has received fellowships from Yaddo and MacDowell and is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt.
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