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Ezra Edelman

Jury President, Filmmaker

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Ezra Edelman is a documentary filmmaker, whose work has examined race, politics and sport. His most recent film, O.J.: Made In America premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 2017. His HBO film, Magic and Bird: A Courtship of Rivals, won a Peabody Award in 2011. His 2007 HBO film, The Ghosts of Flatbush, won an Emmy. In 2013, Edelman co-produced the Oscar-nominated documentary, Cutie and The Boxer. A native of Washington D.C., Ezra lives in Brooklyn.