Festival Year: 2023, 2019

Leah Mahan

Roles: Director

Leah Mahan is a documentary director, producer, writer and teacher. Her work has been nominated by the Directors Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement and has aired on the PBS series P.O.V. She has served as a Fellow at Sundance Documentary Editing and Story Lab and Sundance Stories of Change, a Research Fellow for the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University and a lecturer in the Social Documentation program at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Leah’s work has been supported by the Sundance Institute, Independent Television Service and Ford Foundation. She was Senior Producer for the 2021 podcast “But Next Time,” one of the groundbreaking co-creative projects produced by the Rise-Home Stories collective. Mahan served as co-producer for the feature documentary “Skin of Glass” which will be released in 2023.

Festival Year: 2023, 2019


Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek

(US, 2013, 60min)