District 34- Producer, Activist and Dem Delegate Jeanine Rohn California politics, election reform & reclaiming the party
Producer & Activist Jeanine Rohn talks to Tina-Desiree Berg about California politics, election reform & reclaiming the party.Jeanine is a filmmaker/ political activist involved in elevating socially relevant issues through activism and media for over 25 years. She is currently a CA State delegate to the Democratic Party involved in a wide range of caucuses and both candidate and issue-driven campaigns throughout the state. She routinely attends the LACDP, CADEM as well as the DNC conventions and meetings. She brings her passion and activism to her professional life of film and television. Her projects to date range from the Academy Award winning Boys Don’t Cry, the politically satirical Sarah Silverman's series for Comedy Central, and more recently Rafi Pitts’ relevant green card soldier film Soy Nero in competition at Berlinale 2016. Jeanine is currently in post production on her untitled World Channel project featuring her time at Standing Rock Reservation. She is also in development with fellow filmmaker Karen Erbach on her water rights web-series centering around the Midwest, as well expanding comedian Dan Gordon’s popular web-series “Schmolotics”. Jeanine has served on the review committee for the International Documentary Association’s IDA Awards. She currently teaches graduate producing and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and has been a guest speaker at UCLA's Graduate Director’s class. She is a member of the Director’s Guild of America and the Producer’s Guild of America.