Breaktide Productions

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Breaktide Productions is a media company owned and operated by women of color, based in the Bay Area. Alex Bledsoe, Jalena Keane-Lee, and Reaa Puri make films that increase understanding and ignite collective action, spanning social issues from indigenous resistance in Hawaii to environmental racism in Oakland to political organizing in Kashmir. Their writing, directing, and cinematography have earned awards and recognition from Sundance, the Aspen Institute, the Washington Post, SXSW, ITVS, Cannes Lions, and TEDx.