Chrisann Hessing

Chrisann is a documentary filmmaker with a passion for stories relating to women's issues, culture and tradition and human rights. Her love for storytelling has taken her to Ecuador and Spain to work on award-winning short films. Her latest film, THE GOOD FIGHT - about self-defense, female empowerment and Islam - is an official selection at the 2016 Canadian Diversity Film Festival and has been featured nationwide on VisionTV. 

Chrisann hopes to continue advocating for human rights through film by collaborating with JAYU and the IAM project.