Jordan Lord

Jordan Lord is a filmmaker, writer, and artist, whose work centers on accessibility and documentary. Born and raised in Chalmette, Jordan attended Lacoste, Trist, and CHS before being displaced to Mississippi by Hurricane Katrina in their sophomore year.

 

Their videos and performances have been shown at festivals and venues including the Museum of Modern Art, Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival, ARGOS, and Performance Space NY, and they have presented solo exhibitions at Piper Keys (London) and Artists Space (New York).

 

Their film Shared Resources recently won the Critics Jury Prize at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and the Award for Contemporary Ethnographic Media at Camden International Film Festival and is screening at the New Orleans Film Festival. This year, they were named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine. Jordan teaches on film, media, and disability studies at Hunter College, CUNY and The New School.

Jordan Lord - Photo by Chris Berntsen - A photo shows Jordan, a white person  in their early 30s with short brown hair and a blondeish mustache, softly smiling at the camera, wearing a black t-shirt, with a grommet over their heart. In the background of the image is a river and an industrial urban skyline

Photo by Chris Berntsen

A text box shows a background of dark pink and cream blended together as the text "32nd New Orleans Film Festival 2021" is presented in white - this text box leads to a link where people can register for tickets to see Jordan's film "Shared Resources" at the festival for free. Open captions and audio descriptions in the film provide access to Blind and Deaf audiences.