Session Type(s): Screening
Starts: Saturday, Jul. 18 1:30 PM (Mountain (no DST))
Ends: Saturday, Jul. 18 4:00 PM (Mountain (no DST))
Rebecca Parrish is a documentary director, cinematographer and editor. Her film Radical Grace recently premiered in summer 2015 garnering audience awards (Hot Docs Audience Favorite and AFI Docs Best of Fest). RogerEbert.com called the film “an exhilarating portrait of the ‘Nuns on the Bus’ that easily ranks among the year’s best films,” writing “Radical Grace moved me to tears with its portrayal of good people putting their beliefs into action in ways that transcend all ideological boundaries.”
Rebecca makes impact videos for nonprofit organizations through her company, Interchange Productions. In 2012 she produced and directed the interactive web documentary and engagement campaign, Protect Our Defenders, telling the stories of military sexual assault survivors as part of an advocacy campaign to reform the military justice system. The project won the YouTube DoGooder nonprofit video award and the Salsa Labs 2012 Hot Tamale Award for outstanding campaign organizing.
Ashley Wilson is the Campaigns & Organizing Specialist at NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby. She has traveled to 19 states with NETWORK’s Nuns on the Bus, a campaign launched in 2012 to protest Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget, as lead organizer for the 2013 immigration reform and 2014 voting rights trips.
When she’s not on the bus, Ashley coordinates NETWORK’s digital communications and strategy. During the 2012-2014 legislative push for comprehensive immigration reform she handled NETWORK’s immigration portfolio. Ashley is passionate about reclaiming faith as a progressive value and strengthening the movement by integrating faith voices into conversations about policy.