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Mary Elizabeth Posatko

Part-Time Lecturer

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Division of Film & Television Production

Mary Posatko is co-director of the feature documentary All Fall Down, which was Executive Produced by Bona Fide Productions and Chicken & Egg Pictures and had its International Premiere in competition at CPH:DOX in 2014.   She produced the critically-acclaimed feature documentary Ain’t in It for My Health:  A Film about Levon Helm, which premiered at SXSW and was theatrically released by Kino Lorber in 2013.  Previously, she was a producer for PRI and KCRW’s To The Point, as well as on many short films, including the Student Academy-Award- and BAFTA-winning Pitstop.

Born in Delaware, Posatko received her BA in History from Brown University before moving to Los Angeles to work as an AmeriCorps volunteer in the largest homeless shelter on Skid Row.  She received her MFA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.