Ken Schneider (director/producer/editor) is a Peabody award-winner whobelieves in the power of film to affect hearts and minds.For 25 years, Ken has produced, directed and edited documentaries, focusing on war and peace, human rights, artists’ lives, unearthing buried American history, and contemporary social issues. Films he edited have garnered an Oscar nomination, Primetime and Documentary Emmys, two Peabodys, a Columbia-Dupont Award, IDA (International Documentary Association) awards, an Indie Spirit Award, an top awards at Sundanc. Recent projects include: The Judge (PBS), Mankiller (PBS), and Beyond the Opposite Sex (Showtime) and Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa (Peabody Award-Winner).
PATCHWORKS FILMS: Founded by husband and wife team, Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider, PatchWorks Films has over 20 years experience (7 in Cuba) focusing on character driven stories illuminating social issues. Our films have broadcast worldwide and showcased at festivals, museums, libraries, schools, universities, community centers, and conferences. LOS HERMANOS/THE BROTHERS is our 8th collaboration. Prior features include: HAVANA CURVEBALL (2014, IFP ‘11), SPEAKING IN TONGUES (2009, PBS, ITVS, LPB, CAAM, IFP’09), BORN IN THE U.S.A. (2000, ITVS), THE RETURN OF SARAH’S DAUGHTERS (1998), and several shorts. For clips and details seewww.patchworksfilms.net