DFFO 20 film - Pigeon Girl
Whitney Legge grew up in a small town on the coast of Maine and after graduating high school relocated to Guatemala to develop photography programs for at-risk youths. In 2008, Whitney was accepted to the San Francisco Art Institute where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Photography and honored with the John Collier Humanitarian Award. After graduation Whitney helped organize and lead DocuPhoto a public lecture series with acclaimed documentary photographers and filmmakers. She works for The Asia Foundation producing documentary short films. Whitney’s personal photography and films explore themes of family, identity, and social issues such as immigration and poverty.