Pamela Harris

documentary filmmaker

Pamela Harris is a documentary filmmaker based in Oakland, California. Pam has worked in the documentary field for more than eight years. She was one of four co-directors on the film Waging a Living, a PBS documentary about low-wage working families, and oversaw educational outreach and engagement for the Oscar-nominated Long Night’s Journey into Day about South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She has also produced and directed a short documentary about Allensworth, a historically black town in California that faces the threat of encroachment by agribusiness.

Pamela Harris is a documentary filmmaker based in Oakland, California. Pam has worked in the documentary field for more than eight years. She was one of four co-directors on the film Waging a Living, a PBS documentary about low-wage working families, and oversaw educational outreach and engagement for the Oscar-nominated Long Night’s Journey into Day about South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She has also produced and directed a short documentary about Allensworth, a historically black town in California that faces the threat of encroachment by agribusiness.

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