Lori Petchers is an award-winning documentary filmmaker/video artist whose films have screened at numerous festivals and venues throughout the U.S. and Internationally. She is a recipient of an Artist Fellowship Grant in Film/Video from the Connecticut Office of the Arts and was awarded a regional Emmy nomination for her work. She is currently working on OLD BAGS, a multi-media project which explores female identity and aging. Lori received her B.A. from Brandeis University and her M.A. from Emerson College. She is the mother of two sons.