Kristine Stolakis is a BAFTA nominated documentary director whose films explore American systems of power and the people in them.
Her debut feature PRAY AWAY chronicles the history and continuation of the “pray the gay away” movement and is a co-production of Multitude Films. Her directorial debut THE TYPIST (Hot Docs 2015) was released by KQED and is currently a Vimeo Staff Pick. Her documentary WHERE WE STAND (DOC NYC 2015) was released by The Atlantic and nominated for a BAFTA. She also produced ATTLA(Independent Lens), a co-production of ITVSand Vision Maker Media. Her films have received supported from the Catapult Film Fund, Tribeca Film Institute, Chicken and Egg Pictures, SFFilm, and Hartley Film Foundation.
She holds an MFA in Documentary from Stanford University, where she currently lectures, and a BA in Cultural Anthropology from New York University. She proudly hails from North Carolina and central New York.