Emma Francis-Snyder is currently producing and directing The Lincoln Offensive, a film about how the Young Lords organized to reclaim the health of their community in the South Bronx in 1971. She co-produced the feature documentary, STRAIGHT/CURVE, premiering on EPIX in June 2017. She was the associate producer for Yoruba Richen’s award winning I RISE series, featuring Grammy nominated singer Andra Day, presented by Coca Cola and McDonald’s for Essence Music Festival. She worked as the primary researcher and production assistant for INTO THE NIGHT, directed by Blair Doroshwalther. Using film, she explores pertinent social issues in a creative and critical manner. In 2015 she graduated from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program with the self-designed major, “Social Documentation.” In 2012 she was awarded the Rosen Fellowship which allowed her and co-director Sara Curtis to document the student movement in Santiago, Chile, creating the documentary GREVE TO EN TOMA.