A trio of Hungarian astrophysicists, who normally search the universe for black holes, try to stop the world’s most dangerous animal – with lasers. MOSQUITO follows these and other quirky, passionate mosquito warriors trying to win an age-old battle against man’s deadliest foe.
About the Filmmakers
Hannah Rosenzweig has been documenting health and social justice issues in the US and abroad for over a decade. She produced Puppet, a film that premiered at the DOC NYC Festival and streamed on Netflix, iTunes and Sundance Selects. Hannah has worked on award-winning films for PBS, the History Channel, and the Sundance Channel. As a Strategic Media Consultant and Producer she has worked for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s groundbreaking mental health initiative, Thrive NYC, as well as the political campaigns of democratic candidates including Hillary Clinton, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Barbara Mikulski, Elizabeth Warren and others. In 2006 she founded Intention Media Inc, a company that produces video and consults for NGOs on media and health and human rights advocacy. She holds masters degree in public health (MPH) from Columbia University and a BA in history from Oberlin College.
Jesse Erica Epstein received an MA in documentary film from NYU. She was selected for “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine. Her films Wet Dreams and False Images received a Short Subject Jury Award at The Sundance Film Festival, The Guarantee received Best Short Film at Newport International Film Festival, and 34x25x36 received a national PBS Broadcast on POV. All 3 films are executive produced by Chicken & Egg Pictures in association with The Fledgling Fund, and are distributed on the Body Typed DVD through New Day Films. Jesse is also the founder of a youth video program in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and for three years was an instructor for Reel Stories, Sundance’s youth documentary lab.