His first short subject Season of the Lifterbees won both a Student Academy Award and the Time Warner Grand Prize at the Aspen Film Festival after that it was premiered at the 1993 Sundance Film Festival. His film The Trials of Henry Kissinger won the 2002 Amnesty International Award, also it was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. The film has been broadcasted in over thirty countries. Another film Reagan is an Emmy-award winning film. His films Why We Fight (2005) and The House I Live In (2012) both won the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.
His every film is complimentary. Along with making films, Jarecki has also given guest appearance in the TV programs including The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Real Time with Bill Maher, Fox & Friends, and Charlie Rose. He is also the founder and executive director of The Eisenhower Project which is an academic public policy group, dedicated in the spirit of Dwight D. Eisenhower, to study the forces that shape American foreign policy.
Jarecki keeps his life at a low profile. Even the information about his birth date is not available. There is not any information about his married life and wife. He might be at his age of early forties. He holds American nationality and there is not any information about his ethnicity. The successful documentary filmmaker might have a net worth at millions of dollars. He is active on Twitter with more than two thousand followers.