Festival Year: 2016

Elizabeth Kucinich

Roles: Producer, Special Guest

Elizabeth is an independent trans-Atlantic organizational development, campaigns and policy consultant based in Washington, D.C. Drawing from her extensive experience working inside the U.S. political system, paired with a sincere desire and international reputation for working to bring social, economic, health, agricultural and ecological systems into balance, Elizabeth works to strengthen the institutional capacity of organizations that support these goals. 

A Professor at Coventry University (UK), Elizabeth serves on the university’s advisory panel and is a board director for several notable international organizations: Elizabeth is a founding board member of J/P HRO, Sean Penn’s Haitian relief organization; Board Policy Chair for the Rodale Institute, the oldest organic research institute in America, est. 1947; and board member of UNRWA USA, a charity supporting the UN agency who provide for the extensive humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees.

Understanding the power of documentaries as a medium for education, Elizabeth is an advisory council member of Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. She is also the executive producer of GMO OMG, which won the 2014 Environmental Media Award for best documentary and producer of HOT WATER (2016), exploring radioactive contamination of ground water across America and ‘Organic Rising’ (2016). At DCEFF 2016, Elizabeth was a panelist at the screening of CIRCLE OF POISON.

Festival Year: 2016


Circle of Poison

(US, 2015, 71min)


(US, 2013, 90min)