Brigid Maher

Brigid Maher

Brigid is a filmmaker, tenure-track assistant professor at American University, Washington D.C and video producer at the Center for Social Media. Recently she taught and worked in Lebanon as a Fulbright Senior Scholar. Her work often focuses on issues of cultural identity and discrimination. She has directed film and theater productions across the world and recently completed a documentary about the underground artist King VelVeeda and his legal fight against Kraft Food Holdings.

Director: AWOL, Veiled Voices

awol

awol

(2005,US/Lebanon)
Keisha Johnson, an African American
soldier goes AWOL in Iraq after
she flees a violent incident.video
veiled voices

veiled voices

(2009,Egypt/Lebanon)
Women across the Arab world are redefining their role as leaders in Islam. Veiled Voices shows the world of Muslim women religious leaders through the eyes of three women in Lebanon, Syria and Egypt. video