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Plays in Shorts Program: Stand My Ground
Sunday, June 16
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg Center

555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Hold the Line


Daniel Lombroso

Executive Producer

Paul Moakley


Devon Blackwell


David Zucker


Daniel Lombroso

When the largest Protestant organization in the U.S. decides to purge women in leadership positions, one prominent female pastor fights back.

Director, Hold the Line; Co-director, Denial

Daniel Lombroso is a director and journalist who spent the last decade building the Oscar-nominated video departments at The New Yorker and The Atlantic. His debut feature film, White Noise, based on his four years reporting inside the white power movement, premiered in 2020 to critical acclaim. It was named one of the year’s top documentaries by Vox and The Boston Globe. His short, American Scar, received an Honorable Mention for the Grand Jury Prize at DOC NYC and was nominated for a National Magazine Award. His latest film, Nina & Irina, is Executive Produced by Errol Morris and was one of the most celebrated short documentaries of 2023. Lombroso’s work has premiered at Sundance, TIFF, and IDFA, and has been recognized with seven Vimeo Staff Picks. He was on last year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 list.