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Love, Jamie
Awarded the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Short at Outfest Los Angeles, Love, Jamie tells the moving story of Jamie Diaz, a transgender artist incarcerated in Texas, and highlights the enduring friendship that helped bring her art of liberation and pride to the world beyond prison walls.

In presence of the director Karla Murthy and the producer Andrew Fredericks on March 17, 2024 at Concordia University — J.A. de Sève in Montréal 
Other festival:
OUTFEST, Grand Jury Prize for Outstanding Documentary Short, United States (2023)
Director Karla Murthy
Production Andrew Fredericks
Associate Producer Ruby Walsh
Executive Production Zachary Drucker
Editing Katharine Vockins, Nell Gaither, Suzette Ermler
Cast Daniel Cooney, Jamie Diaz, Gabriel Joffe
Music Andrew Yee

In Partnership with

Concordia University /  Faculty of Fine Arts


• Université Concordia - J.A. de Sève, LB-125, Pavillon J. W. McConnell
Sunday, march 17, 2024, 02:00 p.m. — 03:30 p.m.


Karla Murthy

Karla Murthy

Karla is an Emmy-nominated producer and has been working on news documentaries for over 15 years. She began her career working for the veteran journalist Bill Moyers and has been a producer, shooter and correspondent for several news programs on PBS. Her award-winning work was described in the Columbia Journalism Review as compelling, informative and compassionate.”

Her directorial debut, the feature documentary The Place That Makes Us” screened at numerous film festivals and had its national broadcast premiere on America ReFramed. She is now working on her next feature documentary film called The Gas Station Attendant,” a co-production with ITVS for public television, and a short independent film called Love, Jamie” about a transgender artist incarcerated in Texas.

Karla is of Filipino and South Asian descent. She grew up in Texas studying classical piano and graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in Religion and Computer Science. She is an alum of the Third World Newsreel Workshop, the Documentary Institute at Antioch College in Ohio and is based in New York City. Karla is a member of Brown Girls Doc Mafia and Film Fatales.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team

In the same session

Université Concordia - J.A. de Sève, LB-125, Pavillon J. W. McConnell

Sunday, march 17, 2024, 02:00 p.m.

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