Julie Forrest Wyman is a filmmaker and performer whose work aims to challenge and expand our culture’s narrow range of represented bodies. Her 2012 documentary STRONG! premiered at AFI Silverdocs and was broadcast nationally as the season finale for PBS’s Independent Lens, where it won the series’ Audience Award. Julie’s work has been awarded support from Creative Capital Foundation, ITVS, the International Documentary Association (IDA), and California Humanities, among others. Her films, including FATMOB (2016), BUOYANT (2005) and A BOY NAMED SUE (2000), have aired on Showtime, MTV’s LOGO-TV, and have been exhibited at New York’s MoMA, London’s National Film Theater, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, the Wexner Art Center, the Walker Art Center, and the Wadsworth Atheneum. Julie is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Cinema and Digital Media at UC Davis.

Filmography

2016DirectorFATMOB (13 min)
2016DirectorSTRONG! (75 min)
2004DirectorBuoyant (28 min)