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Filmmaker Bios

Jonathan Olshefski, Director/Cinematographer

Jonathan Olshefski is an artist and documentary filmmaker. In 2017, he was named one of the "25 New Faces of Independent Film" by Filmmaker Magazine, and was listed in The New York Times as one of "The 9 New Directors You Need to Watch." QUEST is his debut feature documentary and premiered in competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Olshefski strives to tell intimate and nuanced stories that honor his subjects' complexity. He has an M.F.A. in film and media arts from Temple University and is an associate professor of radio, TV and film at Rowan University. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two sons.

 Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, Producer

Sabrina Schmidt Gordon is an award-winning documentary producer, editor and director. She is the co-producer and editor of Documented (2013), about Pulitzer Prize-winning undocumented journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, and of Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, which premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Gordon's directorial debut, BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez (2015), for which she also served as editor, was nominated for an Emmy and won Best Film Directed by a Woman of Color at the African Diaspora International Film Festival. She is a Women at Sundance Fellow and is on the faculty at Columbia University and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.