Jason Osder


America Sells Itself director Jason Osder is responsible for the award-winning documentary LET THE FIRE BURN about the 1985 confrontation between the group MOVE and the Philadelphia police that claimed the lives of 11 people. LET THE FIRE BURN premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival where it won the best editing in a documentary award and a jury special mention for best new documentary director. It won the best editing prize at the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM), the International Documentary Association Creative Recognition Prize in Editing, the Cinema Eye Honor for Editing and the Independent Spirit Truer than Fiction Award. Jason is Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University.