Mary Recine is an award-winning producer of documentary films, series, and cultural programs. Her work has been recognized with three Peabody Awards, multiple Emmy Award nominations, and has premiered at festivals including Sundance, Berlin, Tribeca and NYFF. She is best known for producing the celebrated Netflix Original documentary JOAN DIDION: THE CENTER WILL NOT HOLD directed by Joan’s nephew Griffin Dunne, and for her work as archival producer on the Academy Award nominated WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? directed by Liz Garbus. Mary’s latest documentary LIFT shines a spotlight on the transformative power of dance and the invisible story of homelessness in America through the eyes of young home-insecure ballet dancers and their mentor who inspires them. Executive produced by Misty Copeland and directed by David Petersen, LIFT premiered at Tribeca and will be released widely by Paramount Pictures in movie theaters and digitally in September 2023.