Kristi Jacobson is the director of Finding North. She is an award-winning director and producer of non-fiction films and television. Jacobson’s 2007 film, TOOTS, a portrait of larger-than-life New York saloonkeeper and personality Toots Shor, garnered several nominations and awards, including the National Board of Review’s Top Documentary Award following its critically acclaimed theatrical release in 2007. Prior to founding Catalyst Films in 2004, Jacobson collaborated with two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple on several films, including American Standoff. Other films produced and or directed with Kopple include the Voices of Courage Award-winning documentary, Defending Our Daughters, an investigation into women’s human rights abuses in Bosnia, Pakistan, and Egypt, broadcast on Lifetime Television, and And Justice for All?, a short documentary exploring the issue of immigration law made for the Alliance for Justice.