Jennifer Wager

professor, Director of Photography, and Director in Newark, New Jersey

I'm a cinematographer and director of Dare to Dream: Cuba’s Latin American Medical School, official selection in 11 film festivals and winner of Best Documentary Audience Choice at the Tolpuddle film fest in England and Best Director at the Texas REEL film fest.

I'm also an Assistant Professor at Essex County College, where I direct the Communications and New Media Technology programs.


Co-director, ¡Lucha Sí! Fight for Public Education in Puerto Rico (2018)

Director of photography and editor of Newark Forward: State of the City 2017 documentary

Co-chair, Newark International Film Festival Submissions

Producer for WBAI NYC 99.5 FM Cuba in Focus

Creator of “She Got the Shot!”a Digital Humanities project documenting women cinematographers


M.A. in Communication and Technology from Georgetown University.