Project Description

Bridget Hanna

Portrait of Bridget Hanna

FSC-Harvard Fellow 2009-10

Bridget Hanna is filmmaker and doctoral candidate in Social Anthropology at Harvard. Previous to entering graduate school, she taught video production and worked on various human rights and media projects such as The Milosevic Trial Archive and the Bhopal Media Project. Her current research and video work is in India, exploring a phenomenology of pollution and toxics related illness experience. Her short film This Much I Know (, about a young girl struggling to live, and celebrate, her life in a slum polluted by medical waste, is showing in film festivals. Her current project, The Colony of Lords looks at the daily life and experiences of the children and grandchildren of Bhopal gas disaster survivors, many of whom are subject to various sensory disabilities.