Nora Jacobson

 Nora Jacobson is an award winning filmmaker who writes and directs narrative feature films and documentaries. She is devoted to telling character-driven stories that explore the intersection of place, ethnicity,  gender and social justice.  She believes that the first steps in advancing social change come from  provoking meaningful discourse. Recently she has become fascinated by real stories from the past, and is developing two films and a television series about little-known people from New England who played important roles in shaping our nation's path to the present.

Films

New Release Fall 2021

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Works in Progress

FRACTALS: a film about ice and a community of pond hockey enthusiasts

In Development

Lucy Prince Walks to Norwich A Peculiar Freedom Kiwakw, or Winter's Witch

Director's Reel (Narrative films)

 
 

Documentaries

Clips from Delivered Vacant
Clips from Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie

Experiments

Flocking, Murmurations

Living beings flock. Humans flock to celebrate, mourn, protest. No one really understands why birds, insects and mammals flock. The humans in this short film are flocking in White River Junction, Vermont to protest ICE raids, to celebrate Halloween, and to mourn the passing of a beloved young man.

Inside-Out

More information coming soon.