is an American documentary
filmmaker. Four of her films (When the Mountains Tremble
, Poverty Outlaw
, and Teatro!
) were nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival
, ], and When The Mountains Tremble
won the award in 1984. Her film, State of Fear: The Truth about Terrorism
, won the 2006 Overseas Press Club
Award for "Best Reporting in Any Medium on Latin America".