Blog Filmmaker and Emmy Award-Winning Cinematographer Christi Cooper Selected as First Focus on Nature Resident

Posted April 18, 2019

Pleasantville, NYApril 18, 2019 – The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban art houses in the country, is proud to announce—in anticipation of the 2019 Focus on Nature series—their inaugural Focus on Nature Artist-in-Residence, Christi Cooper, curated in partnership with EarthXFilm.

Kicking off Thursday, April 18, the JBFC’s annual Focus on Nature series highlights thought-provoking and moving films about the beauty, power, and mystery of nature, and the people working to protect it. Cooper will join the JBFC in October to work on the post-production of her film YOUTH v. GOV, which takes an intimate look at a group of youth plaintiffs, ages 10-21, as they embark on the groundbreaking and possibly most important climate change litigation battle of the 21st century.

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