Caroline Libresco

A leading film curator, creative producer, and program designer, Caroline Libresco is co-founder and artistic director of Jewish Story Partners, a new philanthropic funder established with Spielberg’s Righteous Persons Foundation, which supports independent films on Jewish themes. Creative producer credits include Tribeca Prize-winner Sunset Story, Peabody-winner American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, Netflix original Disclosure, and Our American Family, airing on Sundance/AMC in fall 2022. Forthcoming producing projects include new documentaries by Laura Gabbert and Nancy Buirski. In 2019 Caroline wrapped two decades as one of the head programmers at the Sundance Film Festival and director of Sundance’s Women’s Program. As founding director of Sundance Catalyst, she built a community of 100+ financiers, raising $31+ million for 89 films, including Writing with Fire, Truffle Hunters, Crip Camp, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, and The Witch. Caroline consults on story and strategy to filmmakers, festivals, and companies and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She holds an MFA from UCLA Film School, an MA from Harvard Divinity School, and a BA from Oberlin College.