Biography

James Gilmore with the staff of New Hampshire Public TelevisionJames GilmoreJames Gilmore filming in Mississippi
 

H. JAMES GILMORE is a documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on culture, social justice and history. He is the director of over 20 films on a variety of topics, from Zimbabwe: A Racial Revolution (1988) about the transition from white-ruled Rhodesia to black-ruled Zimbabwe, to Cracking Aces (2018), which profiles the groundbreaking women who fought to shatter the glass ceiling of professional poker. Gilmore holds a MA in Broadcasting and Film from the University of Iowa and serves as executive producer of Acadia Pictures, an independent production company he founded in 1995. In addition to his work in film, he is the associate director of the Acadia Institute of Oceanography in Seal Harbor, Maine.