Joann Self Selvidge is an award-winning filmmaker known for chronicling unique perspectives in the arts, music, history and margins of Memphis culture. She founded True Story Pictures, a Memphis-based documentary production company, in 2004. Her recent films include See the Keepers (2016), a behind-the-scenes feature about the work and personalities of zookeepers, now available on Hulu, Amazon, and iTunes, and shorts Barbara (2017) and Viola (2015), personal stories of juvenile justice from a public defender and a mother, which can be viewed at TheJuvenileProject.com. Her short Robert (2016), which opened for Ava DuVernay’s 13TH at the National Civil Rights Museum last December, premieres in Los Angeles at the Justice on Trial Film Festival this September. Selvidge is currently in pre-production on a feature film, told through the personal stories of five former youthful offenders, which explores grassroots movements that are changing the landscape of juvenile systems across America.