Leah Mahan

Leah Mahan is an independent documentary filmmaker whose work has been nominated by the Directors Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement. Mahan’s film Sweet Old Song (2002) was featured on the PBS series P.O.V. and was selected by film critic Roger Ebert to be screened at his Overlooked Film Festival (“Ebertfest”). She spent a dozen years making COME HELL OR HIGH WATER and was invited to work on the rough cut at the Sundance Institute Documentary Editing and Story Lab. Her first film was HOLDING GROUND: THE REBIRTH OF DUDLEY STREET. Aside from ITVS, Mahan’s work has been supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund, Ford Foundation, and W.K. Kellogg Foundation.