Jesse Freeston is a filmmaker and video-journalist based in Montréal, Québec.Jesse filming for ‘Resistencia’ in the Aguán Valley, Honduras.
Jesse was a key member of The Real News Network where from 2009 to 2011 he produced more than 100 investigative video pieces on economics, politics and social movements in North and Central America. Since 2012, Jesse has directed five documentaries for teleSUR, the world’s largest public Spanish-language broadcaster. He has collaborated on numerous video projects including working as: a co-producer for Al Jazeera’s ‘Fault Lines’, as a member of Montréal’s CUTV news collective, and a shooter/editor for the Montréal chapter of Vice News.
We speak to Jesse about his his first feature-length documentary, Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley.
The film is currently on it’s North
American Tour with screenings in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver. You can also watch online at. http://jessefreeston.com/resistencia/
Also music by David Rovics, we are everywhere.