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jessica gidal

Jessica Gidal is an editor, documentarian, and curator based in Boston, where she currently works in Educational Productions at WGBH. Her recent film, Estranhos Poemas (Strange Poems), an experimental documentary short about the life and poetry of Claudina, a psychiatric patient in southern Brazil, screened recently at the Balagan Experimental Film & Video Series.  She edited several episodes of the "Screening Room with Robert Gardner" DVD series, as has worked on other documentary productions for FRONTLINE and the Discovery Channel. Aside from producing her own personal projects, she has created videos for community organizations and has curated several programs of animated documentaries for film festivals in the US and Canada. Prior to her work in film/video, she worked for several years in community development organizations in California as well as India.

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