Creative Corner: Hate Crimes in the Heartland

Here at CCBFF, we want you to have a look at the artists responsible for the films you’ll be seeing at CCBFF 2015 through our coverage here at Creative Corner. Today’s filmmaker Rachel Lyon and her film Hate Crime in the Heartland will be screening Friday, August 14 at the Palmer Events Center.


Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Rachel Lyon has produced 65 feature films, movies-for-television, feature documentaries and limited series. Her work focuses on critical global issues, human rights, civil equality, art and archeology and history. She has served as professor at NKU, Southern Methodist University, Bentley University, and Queens College. Lyon has written multiple law journal articles, and her films have appeared on CNN, PBS, BBC, History Channel and National Geographic, among others.


You can learn more about Rachel and her film on Wikipedia and IMDB. Stay tuned for more filmmaker stories.