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Jenny Plevin

Program Director, DocUWM

plevin@uwm.eduKenilworth Square East 485


BFA, UW-Milwaukee


A graduate of UWM Film, Jenny used her experiences working with the film department’s Community Media Project to continue programing community film screenings and to teach and coordinate youth workshops in a variety of media. She returned to work at doc|UWM in 2006. Jenny's art practice is centered on social justice and environmental issues using video, art installation and photography. Jenny’s most recent film “Alice’s Garden” documents an urban Milwaukee community garden, it’s relationship to the past and hopes for the future.

At doc|UWM, Jenny has collaborated with over over 200 community partners to produce over 200 video projects and two full length feature documentaries shown online, on public television, and at film festivals locally, nationally, and internationally, such as the Milwaukee Film Festival, the Wisconsin Film Festival, The Beloit Film Festival, The Port Townsend Film Festival, The Hmong Film Festival and the Unknown Cinemas Film Festival.