Ava Lowrey is a documentary filmmaker from Alabama.She has produced and directed over 40 documentaries about the changing American South. Her work has screened at festivals and venues across the country. As creator of PeaceTakesCourage, she created over 100 short videos between 2005 – 2009. Millions have viewed Ava’s work and she has been featured in The New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine, Mother Jones Magazine, CNN, among others.She is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (BFA) and Duke University (MFA).