Grief Dreams Podcast

E190 - Jill Campbell - SEAT 20D

April 2, 2021

Jill Campbell began her career running lines with Morgan Freeman at the Public Theatre. Since 2005, Jill has worked as a producer, director and writer on many different films that have had worldwide distribution and screened on Netflix, Amazon, Kanopy, BBC, Urban Movie Channel and Sky TV. Jill’s newest film released in 2020, SEAT 20D, premiered at Hampton’s Doc Fest and Canada’s prestigious Art Fifa (The International Festival of Films on Art). This documentary explores the grief journey of those after the bombing of Pan Am Flight 101 in 1988 and Suse Lowenstein monumental sculpture titled "Dark Elegy".


In this episode we talk about how she became a documentarian, her filming process, her newest documentary SEAT 20D, Dark Elegy by Suse Lowenstein, Jill’s father’s death, filming her father’s last days, the death of her dog, and grief dreams of her dog and father.


You can find more information on SEAT 20D at Links to watching the documentary can be found on the website and it is now showing at Le Fifa -


You can watch the trailer here:


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