Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman are artists and filmmakers whose work investigates issues of criminal justice and civic responsibility. They blend animation and documentary forms in order to challenge entrenched attitudes and generate empathy and critical reflection.
Their collaborative projects have been exhibited and screened around the world in museums and festivals such as Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Art in General (NYC), The Israeli Center for Digital Art, and the Tokyo Zokei Museum. Their recent grants and awards include a Cal Humanities Documentary Grant, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Center for Cultural Innovation Award, the Pacific Pioneer Fund, a Creative Work Fund Grant, a Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Award & Residency, an NEA project award and a BAVC Media Maker Fellowship. Dee is an associate professor of art & new media at the University of California Santa Cruz. Nomi is a freelance editor and media specialist. Born in the UK and Israel, respectively, they now live in San Francisco. Last Day of Freedom is their first documentary film.