Speaker Profile

Norah Shapiro

Flying Pieces Productions

Emmy Award winning Minneapolis-based filmmaker Norah Shapiro believes in the incomparable power of film to move and inspire its audiences. Her latest Emmy winning and NAACP Image award nominated film, Time for Ilhan, about the rise of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, has won many audience and best feature documentary awards, and continues to be screened and broadcast internationally, on transactional VOD platforms, and through its bold Take Action impact campaign, for activists, students, and organizations throughout the country. In addition to her feature film work, Norah also creates strategic video content for a variety of clients, working at the beautiful intersection of curiosity, empathy, cinematic imagery, and human connection.

Netroots Nation participation