Limited Term Adjunct Instructor
Marshall Bldg, Room 249
Lisa Molomot began her filmmaking career working as an editor on documentary and narrative films such as COMPANERAS: THE STORY OF THE FIRST ALL-FEMALE MARIACHI BAND (2006) which aired on PBS’s Independent Lens and THE DESTINY OF LESSER ANIMALS (2011) which was part of the prestigious film series New Directors, New Films at Lincoln Center. Her editing work has also aired on Discovery Channel, A&E, and ESPN and has been seen at film festivals across the country including Sundance, SXSW, and Mill Valley Film Festivals.
Molomot’s directorial debut was the 2013 documentary THE HILL which premiered on the PBS series America Reframed and won Best Documentary Feature at the Greenpoint Film Festival and Honorable Mention for the Paul Robeson Award. Her short SCHOOL'S OUT (2013) premiered on the PBS series Natural Heroes and has been a major part of the worldwide movement for early childhood outdoor education. It has screened at over 25 festivals worldwide, won Best Short at the Prescott and Colorado Environmental Film Festivals, and been written about in The Atlantic and on Slate.com and discussed on NPR.
She is currently co-directing a feature documentary about the migrant death crisis in South Texas called MISSING IN BROOKS COUNTY.
Molomot began teaching in 2003 at Wesleyan University where she taught filmmaking to both graduate and undergraduate students. She has since taught at Yale University, Trinity College and currently at the University of Arizona.