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Lindsey Megrue


Co-director, One South: Portrait of a Psych Unit

Lindsey Megrue is a director and creative producer who strives to make documentary films that explore the pivotal issues shaping our world from an intimate and nuanced perspective. She has been working in film for nearly two decades. Her work has been shown theatrically on HBO, EPIX, MTV, and PBS, as well as on the websites of The New York Times and The New Yorker. She produced This is Home, a feature-length film about Syrian refugees resettling in Baltimore, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary. She was a Field Producer for the Emmy-nominated series Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. She has also directed for the highly-rated PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Other films include Each and Every Day, Koch, and eight episodes of the award-winning series American Experience. Lindsey’s current project, One South: Portrait of a Psych Unit, will premiere on HBO in the summer of 2024. She is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Documentary Producers Alliance, a 2017 Impact Partners Producing Fellow, and a graduate of Smith College.