Brian Lilla

Brian Lilla has dedicated over twenty years to directing documentary films large and small. From his award winning investigative documentary PATAGONIA RISING to the intimate TALE OF TWO BONDAGE MODELS, Brian’s work spans across themes of environmental, LGBTQ and social justice. Making films has taken him from the Northern Patagonia Icecap to downtown Tokyo to the streets of Oakland. Brian thrives on getting outside his comfort zone to capture stories that bring voice to marginalized communities. His work has been broadcast on Netflix, Discovery Channel and many broadcast outlets across the globe. Variety Magazine has described Lilla’s work as “Intelligent and awe inspiring”, while the New York Times wrote his work is “Beautifully filmed and patiently explained”. Lilla lives in Napa, California with his wife and two children.