Veronica Selver

Veronica Selver is a Bay Area filmmaker and editor who has specialized in social issue documentaries. Her own films include KPFA ON THE AIR, RAISING THE ROOF, and CAPE SONG. Films she co-directed and co-edited include YOU GOT TO MOVE, FIRST LOOK, and Columbia duPont Excellence in Broadcast Journalism winner WORD IS OUT. She recently produced and co-directed IRMI, a film about her mother, whose memoir is voiced by Hanna Schygulla. Selected editing credits include ON COMPANY BUSINESS, winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the Berlin Film Festival, BERKELEY IN THE SIXTIES, an Academy Award nominee and American Cinema Editors nominee for best edited documentary; Columbia DuPont winner HARRY BRIDGES: A MAN AND HIS UNION, IDA award winner ABSOLUTELY POSITIVE, Peabody Award winner COMING OUT UNDER FIRE, and POV broadcast BLACKS AND JEWS. Veronica was also an editor on BROTHER OUTSIDER: THE LIFE OF BAYARD RUSTIN, A FIERCE GREEN FIRE, and creative consultant on REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG. Veronica spent a decade of her youth in France and continues to spend her summers there every year. Her interest in translation is a natural outgrowth of her bi-lingual life.