Support

The Margaret Mead Film Festival is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Support for the Margaret Mead Film Festival is provided, in part, by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.; the Sidney, Milton and Leoma Simon Foundation; the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt; and The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.

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A special thanks to the Flaherty Seminar for their longstanding support of the filmmaker brunch

American Museum of Natural History

Lewis W. Bernard
Chairman

Ellen V. Futter
President

Curatorial Advisors

Laurel Kendall
Curator of Asian Ethnology and Chair of the Division of Anthropology

Peter Whiteley
Curator of North American Ethnology

Jennifer Newell
Curator of the Pacific

Festival Staff

Ruth Cohen
Bella Desai
Soley Esteves
Emily Haidet
Kira Lacks
Suzanne Morris
Rachel Sherman-Presser
Adina Williams

Programming Consultants

Noah Bashevkin
Olli Chanoff
Rachel Chanoff
Laurie Cearley
Nadine Goellner
Oliver Hill
Charles Jabour
Lynn Koek
Interns:
Ana Maroto
Jessy Stanley

Festival Consultant

Faye Ginsburg 
Kriser Professor of Anthropology
Director, Center for Media, Culture and History, New York University

Pegi Vail
Associate Director, Center for Media, Culture, and History, New York University

Festival Interns

Erin Gates
Brianna Jones
Yanoa Pomalima Carrasco
Altay Yildiz

Pre-screeners

Elizabeth Bailey
Ronald Blumer
Ann Davis
Margaret Desmond
Irene Devlin-Weiss
Susan Enowitz
Sabine Fayoux
Mark Gross
Pat Hackbarth
Marlene Kawalek
Corrine Matlak
Linda Leveen
Linda Lipson
Duncan Ranslem
Allison Roach
Jeffrey Rosen
Tricia Rosen
Judith Rosenbaum
Elisa Sandri
Hannah Shostack
Liz Weber
Christine P. Williams 

Special Thanks

Eduardo Almirantearena
Irene Aranovich
Mary Catherine Bateson
Joan Kelly Bernard
Cynthia Benitez
Mahen Bonetti
Kris Britt
Augusto Cabrera
Anita Caltabiano
Sofia Cerda Campero
Ian Chant
Alvaro Chocano
Claudia Corti
Anna Devine
Alex de Voogt
Conrado Falco
Ming Fearon
Simone Foersch Maria
Teresa Merino de Hart
Maria Thereza Diniz Forster
Agata Grenda
Jill Hamilton
Monica Harris
Caroline Hendrix
Sally Holt
Julian Jahnz
Sevanne Kassarjian
Jacklyn Lacey
Eugenia Levenson
Sandrine Ligabue
Eduardo Lopez
Eliza McCarthy
Ashleigh McArthur
The Hon. Nick Minchin
Thomas Norcott
Brendan O’Connell
Julia Shack Sackler
Ariun Sanjaajamts
Elena Sansalone
David Seligman
Tomek Smolarski
Shawn Termin
Irene Toeller
Samuel Tran
Alicja Tunk
Ravit Turjeman
Susan Weisbrod
Brittney Andrea Wetzel
Aidan Young
Isaac Zablocki
The 2016 Mead Volunteers