With 25+ years of experience across the entertainment business, Marc Smolowitz is a director, producer and executive producer with a focus on powerful social issue filmmaking. His production company 13th Gen works with a dynamic range of global independent film partners and funders from around the world to oversee the financing, production, post-production, marketing, sales and distribution efforts of a vibrant portfolio of films and filmmakers. To date, Smolowitz has been producer, executive producer or consulting producer on 30+ films. His work has screened at Sundance, Berlinale, IDFA, CPH:DOX, Melbourne, Krakow, Viennale, among others. As director, he has helmed 4 successful films – Still Around (2011), The Power of Two (2011), Keep the Promise: The Global Fight Against Aids (2013) and Brave Spaces: Perspectives on Faith and LGBT Justice (2015), and currently has 2 feature documentaries-in-process -- The G Word and The Lonely Child. He enters the 2018 JFI Filmmaker in Residency in production on his documenary-in-process The Lonely Child, an exploratory documentary that traces the impact of a Yiddish lullaby written during the Holocaust throughout generations.
Connect with Marc: The Lonely Child Website | 13th Gen Website | The Lonely Child Facebook
Read an interview with Marc Smolowitz on the JFI blog