Lorie Conway

About Lorie Conway

Lorie Conway, a 1994 Nieman Fellow, is an independent filmmaker and producer. Her film “Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law” profiles the courageous Zimbabwean human rights lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa. She also produced “Fear & Fever on Ellis Island,” the first film and book about the Ellis Island immigrant hospital, broadcast on PBS.

Jailed for Seeking Justice

By March 25, 2013

Beatrice Mtetwa visiting her old elementary school. Image taken from the film “Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law” “You know this has to be done, somebody has to do it, and why shouldn’t … Read more