River Finlay

River Finlay is an award winning documentary filmmaker dedicated to powerful, character driven stories that are socially and politically relevant to our changing world. Her award winning documentary, “Luchadora” screened at Sheffield Doc Fest and is featured on National Geographic and The Atlantic film showcases. River’s point of view as a director/producer is rooted in twenty years as an international public health expert - most recently with International Planned Parenthood Federation where she developed health programming and messaging for young people. This experience deeply informs the content of her work, which centers on education, sexual/reproductive health, and empowering young women throughout the world. She lived for over a decade in Latin America and speaks fluent Spanish.