Andrea Kalin

Andrea KalinAndrea Kalin is the producer, co-director, and writer of Red Lines. A celebrated documentary filmmaker her films have screened theatrically to sold-out audiences, aired on major networks around the globe and earned more than 70 industry awards, including a Prime Time Emmy, and Golden Globe and WGA nominations. She has worked in over 25 countries, from disaster zones to remote tropical rain forests, crafting gripping human stories for the screen. Andrea specializes in bringing to viewers the emotional front line where lives of courage, perseverance and dignity battle brutal injustices and seemingly insurmountable hardships.  Kalin’s filmography includes: Worlds of Sound, narrated by Pete Seeger, and Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story featuring Patricia Clarkson, both award-winning documentaries broadcast on Smithsonian Network. Kalin directed the theatrical release, Allah Made Me Funny, and the award-winning feature docs, Talking Through Walls and The Pact. The Mos Def narrated Prince Among Slaves won the American Black Film Festival’s coveted best documentary award and was PBS’ primetime Black History Month Special. Kalin’s debut, Partners of the Heart, narrated by Morgan Freeman, aired on PBS’s “American Experience”, won the Erik Barnouw Award for Best History Documentary and inspired the original HBO movie, ‘Something the Lord Made’. Her last film, No Evidence of Disease is in theatrical distribution with TUGG, and has screening in over 40 cities nationwide. The documentary was honored as the Madelyn’s Choice selection at the 2013 Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival. Kalin is the Founder of Spark Media and Executive Director of Stone Soup Productions.