Emily Kunstler ~ Video Archivist and Co-founder
Emily Kunstler is an award-winning filmmaker and co-founder of Off Center Media, a film production company that specializes in documentaries that expose injustice in the criminal justice system. Her films have contributed to campaigns to stay executions, convince decision makers to reopen cases, and exonerate the wrongfully convicted. Emily and her sister Sarah Kunstler co-directed, produced and edited the award-winning film William Kunstler Disturbing the Universe (www.disturbingtheuniverse.com), a feature length documentary about her father, civil rights attorney William Kunstler, that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival (2009) and was broadcast on the PBS series POV in June of 2010.
Laurel Krause ~ Co-founder and Director of KSTT
Laurel Krause is a writer and truth seeker dedicated to raising awareness about ocean protection, safe renewable energy and other environmental issues. She publishes a regular blog on these topics at MendoCoastCurrent. She is the co-founder and director of the Kent State Truth Tribunal. Before spearheading this effort for her sister Allison Krause, Laurel worked at new technology start-ups in Silicon Valley.
Tracy Bunting ~ Associate Producer
Tracy Bunting graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2005 with a BA in History and from NYU in 2008 with an MA in Archives and Public History. In 2005, Tracy worked with co-artists Amy Larimer and Peter Bernheim on their sculpture 12151791, for the McCormick Freedom Museum. Most recently, she was an associate producer on the award-winning documentary, William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe.
Martina Radwan ~ Director of Photography
Martina Radwan started out in her native Germany and moved to New York in 1995, where she attended the film program at NYU. Shortly after, she started to work as a Director of Photography. Her features and documentaries can be seen in theaters and festivals and on HBO, Sundance Channel and PBS. Her most notable documentaries are WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE, BEAUTIFUL DARLING and FERRY TALES, which was nominated for the 2004 Academy Awards. Her work also includes features like Jeff Lipsky's FLANNEL PAJAMAS, Gideon Raff's KILLING FLOOR and TRAIN and RAIN, the first indigenous Bahamian feature.
Karmen Ross ~ Communications Strategy
Karmen Ross is a filmmaker and political strategist with many years of experience with truth-seeking initiatives. Ms Ross has received numerous prizes, including Emmy awards, a Cable Ace award, a Robert F. Kennedy journalism award and her work has been featured by The New York Times, CNN, CBS 60 Minutes, Newsweek and many others. She was the first Communications Director for the International Center for Transitional Justice, founded by members of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and worked for many years to help survivors of the Bosnian war seek accountability for war crimes.
Jennifer Schwartz Wright ~ Associate Producer
Jennifer Schwartz Wright was under a year old when her cousin Allison Krause was killed at Kent State. Her life's work has been dedicated to helping individuals heal through art and self expression, and to examine their personal truths through creativity. Jennifer earned her Master of Arts in Art Therapy from Vermont College of Norwich University, and is a nationally board-certified art therapist. She is a leader in her field as a clinician, educator and community organizer.