On Friday night, photojournalist Leah Millis will be speaking at the festival and presenting some of her striking work from her yearlong project documenting the California draught for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Originally from Denver, Co., Leah Millis has been a staff photographer at the San Francisco Chronicle for almost three years. Before the Chronicle, Millis lived in four different states and in Haiti while she was pursuing her career in photojournalism. Millis has worked for six different newspapers across the country. She loves the community connection that comes with working at a newspaper. Millis believes wholeheartedly that powerful storytelling can still change the world.

Millis will be speaking at 8PM on June 10 at Joe Goode Annex, 499 Alabama Street, San Francisco. This evening’s events include a film screening, a lecture and slideshow by Don Hudson and T.C. Lin, and a panel discussion among members of the Burn My Eye photography collective, moderated by Brian Sorensen. These events are free to the public. Check out our entire festival schedule here.