From Numbness to Awakening /
Jackie Munro is a filmmaker, photographer and educator working at the intersection of storytelling and community engagement. She produces communication campaigns for mission-driven organizations with her company Stories for Change in Santa Fe, NM. Her first feature-length documentary, Una Nueva Tierra (A New Land), was awarded the 2017 New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase award for Best Documentary. She holds a BFA in Photography & Imaging from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and has studied Spanish through Instituto Cervantes. She has taught at universities, in after school programs and in community settings in the US and Latin America. Her work has screened in festivals, at universities and at cultural organizations.
Candice McKim hopes to complete her GED and advance her career to build a better life for her daughter. She likes taking pictures because it’s soothing and fun, and she has learned a great deal about herself by doing so. She enjoys being able to see clearly and live a sober life.
Nikki Romero hopes to soon complete her Community Health Worker certificate at Santa Fe Community College so that she can help others in her situation. Her message to those suffering from addiction is to not give up on their health, which is the source of life.
Nicole Romero is a mother of 3 from Santa Fe, NM. She believes strongly in women’s rights and supporting women who have been victims of domestic violence. She has felt the effect of the stigma of addiction in her life, as someone who was formerly addicted to heroin, and hopes that by sharing her story she can open peoples’ minds. She hopes to soon complete her Community Health Worker certificate at Santa Fe Community College so that she can help others in her situation.
Equal Justice 2017/2018
Santa Fe, NM USA