Who We Are
Becca Folkes-Lallo (Lead Storyteller) is an eighteen-year-old born and raised in Memphis, TN. Shaped by her southern urban community and her immigrant parents, Becca has cultivated a desire to create a positive impact. She is curious about the world around her and constantly works to find answers. She is currently attending Rhodes College as a Bonner Scholar. For three years, she was fellow in Bridge Builders CHANGE where she raised awareness around sexual violence and rape culture as a part of MASHA (Memphis Against Sexual Harassment and Assault). Becca's actions and motivations are centered around fighting for justice in her community.
Dana Wilson (Executive Producer and Co-storyteller) is Memphis-born, Jewish educator who is passionate about critical pedagogy, environmental and social justice, youth voice, and storytelling. In 2008, after living in Colorado, Guatemala and Mexico, she returned home and began working at BRIDGES, a local youth leadership development organization. Dana was the first director of Bridge Builders CHANGE, a youth fellowship that provides training, resources and support to high school youth in Memphis to address root causes of issues that affect them through participatory action research, advocacy, education and organizing. She has worked as a trainer with the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center and Training for Change. Today, she is the Vice President of Bridge Builders at BRIDGES.
Italian by birth and Memphian by choice, Matteo Servente (Camera) has been making films the indie way for more than 15 years.
After studying in Italy, France and Australia he moved to the US in 2008 and has since directed award winning short films and documentaries.
He is also involved in youth education as a mentor and elementary teacher.
Elizabeth Lee (Editor) is a native Memphian and former youth organizers in Bridge Builders CHANGE. Currently a sophomore at Duke University, she is double majoring in Global Health and Sociology with a certificate in Documentary Studies. Her interests include list-making, baking, and road trips, but more seriously immigrant health policy and advocacy. She aims to meld her activism work with her passion for film and photography to amplify the voices and issues of silenced or marginalized communities.
Caitlin Lloyd (Editor) is a student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. As a Bridge Builders CHANGE alum, Caitlin has been shaped by engaging with Memphis community members and activists and has developed a passion to facilitate positive and sustainable change on her campus and in her community. Her curiosity for different perspectives and spaces drove her to create her own major “Film Production Studies with an Emphasis in Diversity and Inclusion,” where she studies the importance of representation and inclusion in all aspects for filmmaking.
Kim Bledsoe Lloyd (Editor) has worked in the film and TV industry for much of her adult life. Her career started as a Production Coordinator for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival an in L.A. for the television show, Live From the House of Blues. Her passions are many including interview producing with music legends like Elvis Costello, Keith Richards, Bonnie Raitt and others. She’s produced TV commercials, web content, documentary shorts and a new foray into documentary features. In the past six years, she’s relearned the craft of editing and has edited short and feature documentaries as well as music videos sparking another passion: finding the heart in a story. And we need more heart.