Paul Hairston

BORN AND RAISED IN THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS IN RURAL VIRGINIA, PAUL HAIRSTON MOVED TO NEW YORK CITY AS SOON AS HE COULD. OBSESSED WITH EVERYTHING FILM FROM AN EARLY AGE, PAUL QUICKLY FELL IN LOVE WITH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING AND EMOTIONAL STORYTELLING. FASCINATED WITH ALL THAT MAKES US HUMAN, PAUL HOPES TO SHED LIGHT ON WHAT MAKES US MORE SIMILAR RATHER THAN DIFFERENT. HIS WORK OFTEN SEEKS WHAT MAKES US THE MOST HUMAN - RELATIONSHIPS, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY - AND THE INHERENT INTIMACY AND TENDERNESS THEY CULTIVATE WITHIN US.