BARBARA KOPPLE  is a two-time Academy Award winning and nine-time Emmy nominated filmmaker. A director and producer of narrative films, documentaries and commercial spots, she most recently completed the documentary Desert One about the daring US Special Ops mission during the Iranian Hostage Crisis, which will have its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Her film, New Homeland, documenting a group of refugee children from Syria and Iraq who experience a summercamp in the Canadian wilderness, premiered at the 2018 DOC NYC Film Festival. Recently, Kopple directed and produced A Murder In Mansfield.