Biography: 
Lulu Friesdat is an Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on election reform and social change. She covered the 2016 Wisconsin presidential recount for alternet.org. She received a Best Documentary award for, “Holler Back—[not] Voting in an American Town,” a film that explores systemic issues in our elections that discourage voter participation. Her network news experience includes editing assignments for CBS Evening News, Nightline, Sunday Morning, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. She produced and edited profiles of Democratic candidates for MSNBC, and has done long-format documentary work with NBC News and CNBC. She was on the editing team of “Gideon’s Army,” an Emmy-nominated documentary that follows the personal stories of public defenders in the Deep South, and that received the U.S. Documentary Editing Award at the Sundance Film Festival and the Ridenhour Prize, fostering the spirit of courage and truth. She is currently in post-production with "The Freedom Cage - #OccupyWallStreet" - a documentary revealing the activist passion that both fueled and sabotaged the Occupy movement, as police and federal agencies systematically dismantled it. Follow her on twitter @LuluFriesdat.