High-Rise Living

"An ordinary residential high-rise building can tell us more than any other building about our civilization's respect for humanity"

Katerina Cizek
Katerina Cizek is an Emmy Award–winning documentary maker working across media platforms. Her work has documented the digital revolution and has itself become part of the movement. Currently, she is the director of the National Film Board of Canada’s Highrise project, and for five years she was a filmmaker in residence at St. Michael’s Hospital, during which she made the 2008 Webby Award–winning movie Filmmaker-in-Residence. See also worked on the acclaimed documentary Seeing is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News (2002), co-directed with Peter Wintonick.

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