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Public Interest Pictures produces award-winning documentary films that inform the public and foster social change. Using true stories to start discussions and open minds, our modest films have won festival honors and an Emmy nod. Our documentaries have aired on HBO, Sundance Channel, and other networks both domestic and international. PIP has partnered in production and outreach with organizations such as NAACP, ACLU, and People For the American Way, and our films are widely used in classrooms. Public Interest Pictures is not just a documentary company — documentaries are an extension of our activism. READ MORE
Public Interest Pictures Executive Director Laurie Kaufman is a producer and activist with more than 20 years experience supporting social justice and environmental causes. She provided outreach & engagement for Michael Moore’s Bowling for Columbine and the documentary The Greater Good, and produced videos for Women Occupy, the nonprofit TreePeople, and Cambridge Community Television. Laurie has worked with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Rainforest Action Network, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, California Partnership for Jobs & Income Support, Green Festivals, and the Liberty Hill Foundation. She edited the book Winning Our Energy Independence by S. David Freeman, served as publicist for Thom Hartmann’s Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance & the Theft of Human Rights, and recently wrote an article about Homeboy Industries featured in the Huffington Post. Laurie currently produces public affairs programming for KPFK radio’s Deadline LA (a Pacifica affiliate). She has a Masters in Cultural Anthropology.