신시아 힐 Cynthia Hill .
이 시대의 중요한 이슈들에 복잡한 접근을 하는 다큐멘터리들을 제작, 은밀한 폭력은 신시아 힐의 네 번째 장편 다큐멘터리다. 그녀의 작품 주제는 담배 재배, 라틴 이주노동자 및 남부 음식문화에 이르기까지 다양하며, 자신의 다큐멘터리를 통해 다양한 스펙트럼의 정치적, 이데올로기적 신념을 가지고 있는 시청자들이 활기찬 공동체 참여를 할 수 있는 공간을 열어낸다.
Cynthia Hill crafts documentaries that take a complex approach to critical contemporary issues, creating storydriven and visually-rich films. Private Violence is Hill’s fourth feature documentary. The subjects of her work range from tobacco farming, to Latino migrant labor and Southern foodways, and challenge dominant narratives about the rural South. Hill allows unexpected stories to unfold, laying bare the assumptions behind the systems that drive people’s everyday lives. Each of Hill’s documentaries open up space for vigorous community engagement, with viewers from wide-ranging political and ideological beliefs. Producer/director credits include Tobacco Money Feeds My Family, The Guestworker, February One, and A Chef’s Life. Hill’s work has appeared nationally on PBS and the Sundance Channel and featured in festivals around the globe. She has lectured at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and is the co-founder of the Southern Documentary Fund, a nonprofit organization established to support place-based storytelling. Hill is from Pink Hill, NC and currently resides in Durham, NC.