About

Mariah Dunn Kramer is an instructor of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and an independent documentary filmmaker. She has received multiple awards for her work, which has been screened in over twenty festivals including the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival, and the Bend Film Festival. Mariah’s most recent film, This is My Home Now, was broadcast on PBS and the World Channel. Kramer’s graduate thesis film, The Healing Power of Art, won both the Audience Choice Award at the BolderLife Film Festival in Denver. It also won a Royal Reel Award from the Canada International Film Festival. Mariah enjoys working on films that allow her to combine her interests in filmmaking and teaching, by involving the youth featured in her productions in the filmmaking process.