William Wroblewski

Fellow | Writer, Editor and Filmmaker

William Wroblewski is an award-winning writer, editor and documentary filmmaker based in La Paz, Bolivia. He has written for Food First, and contributes video content and serves as editor of many of Food First’s publications. He has helped coordinate many Food First events, and curated the 2011 Food Justice Film Festival in Oakland, CA. He has written for various local, national and international publications, and was a contributor to and editor of the book, The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World, a 2012 Midwest Book Award Finalist.

His video work has taken him around the world, from the coca and coffee fields of Bolivia to refugee camps in Kenya, from rustic bread bakeries in Appalachia to the homes of families raising autistic children in Northern Ireland. His work has received Telly Awards for online video, and has been recognized by the International Academy of Visual Arts. In addition to Food First, William has collaborated with a variety of broadcasters and organizations, including PBS, Upsidedownworld.org, North American Congress on Latin America, the Zakat Foundation of America, Mano a Mano International, Pesticide Action Network and others.