Festival Year: 2022, 2024

Elizabeth Unger

Roles: Director

Elizabeth Unger is a National Geographic Explorer and documentary filmmaker who has traveled across all seven continents. She’s a two-time Sundance Documentary Film Program Grantee and was selected in 2022 for DOC NYC’s 40 UNDER 40 list. Her award-winning feature directorial debut, TIGRE GENTE, world premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, screened at more than 35 film festivals internationally, and was broadcasted by National Geographic in 2023. Most recently, she served as a Unit Director for HEART OF INVICTUS, a Netflix docu-series executive produced by Prince Harry. An activist and environmentalist, Liz finds herself drawn to challenging, impact-driven projects that can break through the boundaries set in her own mind.


2024 Program(s):

SHORTS: Take Flight – Birds, Bats, & Bees


Festival Year: 2022, 2024



(US, 2022, 16min)

Tigre Gente

(US, 2021, 86min)