Who We Are




photo: Coburn Dukehart for WCIJ

Jim Cricchi

has been an editor for twenty years, working on documentaries (Bedlam, One Big Home), feature films (Milarepa, I Do and I Don't), television (Vice on HBO, 60 Minutes) and short films for The Criterion Collection and The New York Times. In 2000 he directed the award-winning fiction feature Gasoline Rainbows. Los Lecheros is his first documentary as director.




Susan Peters

has a long history in nonprofit management and development, with a particular focus on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). She is the former president of ABANA, a professional association for finance professionals with interests in the MENA region, and helped to found the Jordanian high school King’s Academy. She has lived and worked in Egypt, Jordan and Morocco. Susan is a board member and former president of ArteEast, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes the contemporary arts of the Middle East, and on the advisory board of Noor Theatre. Los Lecheros is her first film as producer.




News About Us


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