Joslyn Barnes

Guest Speakers

December 2 Moguls

Joslyn Barnes is a writer and Emmy Award–nominated producer. She is the author of numerous screenplays, including the upcoming Indian feature The Cosmic Forest and the award-winning Bàttu, directed by Mali’s Cheikh Oumar Sissoko, which she associate produced. Since co-founding Louverture Films, Barnes has executive produced the César-nominated Bamako; Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner and Oscar- and Emmy-nominated Trouble The Water; this year’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner The House I Live In; the award-winning Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975; Soundtrack For A Revolution; the Bollywood thriller Dum Maaro Dum; and the Nepali feature Highway. She associate produced Elia Suleiman’s The Time That Remains, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s 2010 Cannes Palme d’Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives by. She is currently producing The Message, a documentary about the climate crisis with Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein, and a documentary about the international arms trade The Shadow World, with director Johan Grimonprez.