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The Quilters

Jenifer McShane


Director, The Quilters

Jenifer McShane is an independent filmmaker committed to using film to bridge understanding. Her current film, The Quilters, follows a quilting group in a men’s prison in Missouri. Her most recent film, Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops, won the Jury Award for Empathy & Craft at SXSW 2019 and is currently streaming on HBO. Jenifer spent four years visiting Bedford Hills Correctional Facility to make her previous documentary, Mothers of Bedford, which reveals the impact of incarceration on jailed mothers and their children.