Exciting news from our alum, Ted Passon (BA ‘04)!
On February 2nd, Ted Passon and Yoni Brook’s docuseries, Philly D.A., will premiere at Sundance Film Festival. The series will also be a part of the 2021 Berlinale Series lineup.
Philly D.A. examines the election and first term of civil rights attorney Larry Krasner, who was elected as the District Attorney of Philadelphia in 2017. With an inside look at Krasner’s mission to transform the criminal justice system, the series addresses urgent and pressing social issues - such as mass incarceration and the opioid crisis - over eight episodes.
Ted Passon is a Philadelphia-based filmmaker and video artist with an extensive catalogue of work, including award-winning short films, television series, and music videos. He’s the recipient of a Pew Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship Grant, a Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant, and a 2016 Sundance Lab Creative Summit Fellow.
Congratulations to Ted Passon on the upcoming premiere!