Charlotte Lagarde


Public bio

Born in France, documentary filmmaker Charlotte Lagarde’s producing credits include In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee (POV) and Academy Award-winning Reporter Zero.  She directs poignant and intelligent portraits of women; Heart of the Sea (PBS Independent Lens Audience Award) about Hawaiian surfing legend and breast cancer survivor, Rell Sunn, which was broadcast in over 30 countries, Zeuf (Sundance Channel) and Swell (CINE Golden Eagle Award). She has received funding from ITVS, NEA and NEH. She is a Sundance and BAVC fellow, is on the Executive Committee of New Day Films and is a 2015 artist-in-residence at Proteus Gowanus in Brooklyn, where she lives.