Nancy Kalow is a folklorist and filmmaker. She was a co-convener, with miriam cooke and Maha Houssami, of the Humanities Writ Large project, Arab Refugee Oral History: Collecting Life Narratives. Her documentary, Sadobabies, was the winner of a Gold Hugo at the Chicago Film Festival and the Special Jury Trophy at the San Francisco Film Festival; The Great Dictator screened at the Strange Beauty Film Festival and the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. She has been co-chair of the Selection Committee of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival since 2003. Her e-book, Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary, was published by CDS.