Gloria Z. Greenfield is Honorary Artist in Residence at the University of Tennessee/Knoxville, where she has joint appointments in Cinema Studies and the School of Journalism and Electronic Media. She brings over 30 years of strategic planning, marketing, and management experience to her current work dedicated to strengthening Jewish identity, Jewish nationhood, and the values of freedom and democracy through film. Since founding Doc Emet Productions in 2008, where she serves as president, her film credits include The Case for Israel: Democracy’s Outpost (2008), Unmasked Judeophobia (2011), Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation (2014), and The Fight of Our Lives: Defeating the Ideological War Against the West (2018). Greenfield’s films have received international acclaim and have been translated into Arabic, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish. The Fight of Our Lives: Defeating the Ideological War Against the West received the Special Jury Remi at the 51st Annual Worldfest Houston International Film Festival, Best Libertarian Ideals at the 2019 Anthem Film Festival, and the Freedom Award at the Save the USA Film Festival. Her film Unmasked Judeophobia has been incorporated into the Yad Vashem Visual Center in Jerusalem.
In January 1980, Ms. Magazine cited Gloria as a “woman to watch in the 80’s”. She is also featured in the national Jewish Women’s Archive’s “The Feminist Revolution” collection as among the women having had an influence on the Women’s movement. An alumna of the State University of New York at Oswego, Greenfield was honored with their Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1981. In 1985, upon conclusion of her graduate studies, Hebrew College awarded Greenfield the Sara Feinsilver Prize as the outstanding female graduating student; and in May 2005, the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Boston presented Greenfield with their Keter Torah Award for her contribution to Jewish education. Greenfield was also the recipient of the Haiti Jewish Refugee Legacy Project’s 2012 Tikkun Olam Award for “shining a much-needed bright light on the dark seen and unseen world of anti-Semitism today” through her film Unmasked Judeophobia.