Laura Nix

Laura Nix recently directed "The Yes Men Are Revolting," which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2014 and the Berlinale 2015. Previously, she directed and produced the documentary "The Light in Her Eyes," about a Syrian Quran school for women that premiered at IDFA and was broadcast on the series POV on PBS. Her other feature directing credits include the fiction feature "The Politics of Fur," which played in over 70 festivals internationally, and won multiple awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at Outfest, and the feature documentary "Whether You Like It or Not: The Story of Hedwig," for New Line Cinema. Her work has received support from the Bertha Foundation, BritDoc, Cal Humanities, COBO Fund, the Danish Film Institute, and the Sundance Documentary Fund. Based in Los Angeles, she's currently developing a documentary feature about ballroom dancers in the suburban Chinese community of San Gabriel Valley, California.

Laura Nix's articles

Revolting Activism: The Yes Men Blend Performance and Real-World Action

Activist/writer Andrea Ciannavei interviews Jacques Servin and Laura Nix about the Yes Men, the activist performance duo that targets power systems.