Carol Fleischer

Position: Project Consultant, Executive Director Durango Independent Film Festival
Categories: Native Lens Team

Carol has spent the last forty-five years making documentaries for television. Her films have garnered Emmy Awards, Humanitas Prizes, The Writers Guild of America Award, and many more. She has produced for every major broadcast and cable network including PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, and NBC. Carol also teaches documentary filmmaking at Fort Lewis College in Durango. Over 40% of the students are Native American/Indigenous and have faced particularly difficult challenges during the pandemic. This was part of the inspiration to create Native Lens.