Christine Mladic Janney
Christine Mladic Janney is a Director/Producer and Sociocultural Anthropologist who is passionate about using film as a tool for political and social change and taking a decolonial and feminist approach to doing so. She has been the recipient of awards such as the Sundance Institute Humanities Sustainability Fellowship (2022) and the Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnographic Film from the Wenner-Gren Foundation (2023). Her short documentary film RUNASIMIWAN KAWSAY (Living Quechua), featuring a Peruvian language activist and her efforts to strengthen a Quechua-speaking community in NYC, premiered at the Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival and went on to screen at over 30 international festivals and events. It won the Award of the Festival Director at the ETNOFILM Festival in Slovakia, and is distributed by Third World Newsreel. She holds a PhD in Sociocultural Anthropology and an Advanced Certificate in Culture and Media from New York University.