Laura VanZee Taylor (Director, Cinematographer, Editor) Laura’s first feature length documentary, I AM MARIS premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival in 2018 and is distributed worldwide by RO*CO FILMS. It is now available on Netflix. Laura is currently working on the documentary feature, WALK THROUGH THIS. Before devoting herself to filmmaking, she spent a decade as an editor, director, and creative strategist in the publishing industry. She holds a Master’s Degree in Theatre from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor’s Degree from Lewis and Clark College, in Portland, OR.
Tormented by anxiety, depression and a life-threatening eating disorder, a teenage girl confronts her buried emotions through yoga.
“A TALE OF SELF-ACCEPTANCE…A HIDDEN GEM.”
-San Francisco Chronicle
“‘MARIS IS VITAL, SERVING AS A BEACON OF HOPE…”
-Mercury News/East Bay Times
“A TENDER, MOVING EMPOWERING FILM…”
-Chelsea Roff, Founder and Director of Eat BreatheThrive
Now on Netflix