Noga Ashkenazi

Noga Ashkenazi HeadshotNoga Ashkenazi is a Chicago-based award-winning Director/Writer/Producer with over 4 years of professional experience working in Theater and Film. Over the years, Noga has directed and choreographed numerous music-videos, short-films, musicals and plays, and recently completed her first feature-length documentary as Director/Producer. Her film, titled The Grey Areadepicts the lives of inmates at a maximum-security women’s prison in Iowa, and explores women’s issues in the Criminal Justice System.

The Grey Area premiered at the ArcLight Cinemas Documentary Film Festival in Los Angeles, and won the Best Documentary Award at the Julien Dubuque Int’l Film Festival in April, 2013. The film also screened at the Sarasota Film Festival and at the Through Women’s Eyes Int’l Film Festival in Florida. The Grey Area was picked up for distribution by Women Make Movies and was released on DVD in 2013. Press coverage for the film includes a positive review in Filmmaker Magazine, a DVD recommendation from the renowned Ms. Magazine, and articles in The Des Moines Register, The Fix Magazine and The Altoona HeraldRead More…