Peter Bratt is an award-winning screenwriter and independent filmmaker whose latest production is "Dolores," a feature documentary about the life of social justice activist, Dolores Huerta - a film he co-produced with Grammy Award-winning musician, Carlos Santana. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and has garnered a number of awards including Best Documentary Feature at both the San Francisco and Seattle International Film Festivals, among others.
Bratt’s first feature film, "Follow Me Home," premiered in competition at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival and won the Best Feature Film Audience Award that same year at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
In 2009, he and his brother Benjamin produced, "La Mission," a feature film shot on location in their hometown of San Francisco. "La Mission," which Peter wrote and directed, premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and was the opening night film at the 2009 San Francisco International Film Festival, the 2009 New York International Latino Film Festival, and the 2009 Outfest Film Festival in Los Angeles.
For his work on "La Mission," Peter received the prestigious Norman Lear Writer’s award and was one of 10 American independent filmmakers selected by Sundance and the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities to launch Sundance Film Forward – a program that uses film and conversation to excite and introduce a new generation to the power of story.
Peter is also a San Francisco Film Commissioner and a long-time consultant for the Friendship House Association of American Indians, a non-profit serving the Bay Area’s Native population.