Director Biography – Roger Sorkin (NATION IN TRANSITION)

Roger Sorkin is a film producer, writer, editor, director, and founder of the American Resilience Project (ARP), which creates mission-driven films designed to strengthen civilizational security. ARP’s award-winning films, The Burden, Tidewater, and the first of its energy transition film series, Current Revolution, are tailored to clear calls-to-action that have helped achieve a number of policy victories. Prior to founding ARP in 2017, Roger consulted with and created documentary and dramatic films for a wide range of nonprofit, academic and government institutions, including USAID and NATO. He currently serves on the Climate and Security Working Group for the Center for Climate and Security, on the Managed Retreat Expert Group with the American Society of Adaptation Professionals, and as a fellow with the Truman National Security Project. Roger also teaches energy and environmental communication at the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business, and he has lectured at NASA, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and at the U.S. Naval Academy. Other ARP films in production include The Last Mechanic, about the EV revolution as seen from the perspective of auto dealers and mechanics, and the first of ARP’s new series, Food, Farms and Fashion, designed to strengthen farming livelihoods and food security through better soil health.

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