HEAVEN THROUGH THE BACKDOOR is a multi-platform documentary that tells the story of Yo (Yolanda Shae), a fiercely independent 88-year Swiss emigre whose unique brand of individualist feminism culminates in how she chooses to live in old age and ultimately, how she prepares for her next great adventure: death. The project juxtaposes intimate documentary footage with cinematic interpretations of Yo’s stories using intricately built miniature sets and other creations.
Anna Fitch is an Emmy award-winning director based in San Francisco. Anna’s documentaries have aired on PBS, BBC, National Geographic Channel and Channel4 UK, among others. Most recently she... more»
Banker White is a multi-disciplinary artist and filmmaker based in San Francisco whose work has been celebrated for a uniquely intimate approach to telling large-scale social issues. From war and... more»