John Rash and Melanie Ho


Co-Directors John Rash and Melanie Ho both work as professors and filmmakers at the Southern Documentary Project, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. Their work aims to preserve the stories of the American South, especially those from underserved and under-documented communities. John Rash was born in North Carolina and received his MFA in Experimental and Documentary Art from Duke University. Melanie Ho was born in Jacksonville, Florida and received her MFA from UCSC’s Social Documentation program.