A 5-7 minute film about the institutionally systemic sexual abuse of immigration detainees under ICE.
About the Director
Karen Skloss is an award-winning filmmaker whose works a director and editor has been shown on HBO, at NYC’s MOMA, in wide theatrical release and in film festivals internationally. Her first narrative feature as director,“The Honor Farm,” premiered at SXSW17 and is distributed by Gravitas. “Sunshine,” her first documentary feature as director was nationally broadcast on PBS’s Emmy Award winning series, Independent Lens.
Karen began her career in film as an actress playing Odile in the feature film “Odile and Yvette at the Edge of the World,” which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 1995. She has worked as an editor for over 15 years on projects including the celebrated documentary, “Be Here to Love Me: The Story of Townes Van Zandt” (dir. Margaret Brown) as well as, “Taken by Storm” (dir. Roddy Bogawa), which outlines the storied career of Hipgnosis album artist Storm Thorgerson and Andrew Bujalski’s narrative feature, “Support the Girls” starring Regina Hall and distributed by Magnolia Pictures. She is currently editing Eric Bricker’s documentary, “Alumination” about the legacy and cultural significance of the Airstream trailer. Karen has edited many other documentary features as well as shows for Jerry Bruckheimer Television, A&E, Discovery, TLC and TNT.