Katja Esson is an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker based in Miami. She is known for her character-driven documentaries tackling race, class, and gender. She was awarded the Simons Public Humanities Fellowship at Kansas University and her films have screened at the Museum of Modern Art, American Museum of Natural History, and the Smithsonian. Her work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Knight Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. And some of her most meaningful work has been done in and about Florida. She talks all of this and much more on this episode of the Film Florida Podcast. Audio editing by Rob Hill.