One of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film,’” Danielle Lurie is a New York City-based filmmaker and photographer. Her debut short, In the Morning, premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and screened at more than 35 film festivals, winning six of them. It also screened before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus on Honor Killings and the U.N. Development Fund for Women. Lurie is now developing the short into the feature Fortunate Sons. Her other short films include 81-Year-Old Sweethearts, and the award-winning Tiny Miny Magic. She has also filmed a documentary in Uganda and a feature documentary of Sheryl Crow’s Global Warming tour. Her narrative work includes screenplay adaptations of Jamaica Kincaid’s novel Lucy, to star Zoe Saldana, as well as an excerpt of Nicholas Kristof’s book Half the Sky.