Beth Levison is an Emmy and Peabody-winning producer/director based in NYC. Her most recent producing effort, Made in Boise, premiered at the 2019 AFI DOCS film festival and will be broadcast in PBS' "Independent Lens" 2019/2020 season. Prior to that, Levison produced 32 Pills: My Sister’s Suicide, about director Hope Litoff’s efforts to come to terms with the mental illness and suicide of her sister; it premiered at Hot Docs and was broadcast on HBO (2017). Levison’s additional independent producing credits include Personal Statement (2018), a feature-length documentary about three high school seniors who fill the college guidance gap in their under-resourced schools, and The Trials of Spring (2015), a cross-media project including a feature-length documentary and six shorts about women human rights activists in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen. Her documentary directorial debut Lemon (2011) about Brooklyn-born poet and performer Lemon Andersen was shown at some 40 festivals around the world, selected by the State Department’s American Film Showcase, and broadcast on PBS. Levison is the founder of Hazel Pictures, a co-founder of the Documentary Producers Alliance (DPA), and as of 2019, a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.