Click here to listen to the interview with Michelle Danner. Michelle Danner had the advantage of having Trish Weir, the subject of her film, MIRANDA’S VICTIM, on set for a few days. Weir even makes a cameo during the scene where her character gets married. When I talked to the director on August 11, 2023,… Read More »
Click here to listen to the interview. Considering how personally self-effacing Ruth Bader Ginsberg is, it’s remarkable that she participated in making a documentary about herself. It’s just one of the remarkable things about Julie Cohen and Betsy Ward, the intrepid and persistent filmmakers who persuaded the Supreme Court justice that is was the right… Read More »
When I spoke to Eddie Rosenstein by phone on June 22, 2016, the first thing I wanted him to discuss was how important it was to remember the decades-long struggle for marriage equality. We went on to talk about his personal connection to one his subjects, Evan Wolfson, of the Freedom to Marry Coalition, and… Read More »
Dawn Porter is a woman who keeps up with current events, but when she was on location in Mississippi for a documentary, she was shocked and disturbed to learn from the local paper that there was only one independent abortion provider in the entire state. Her reaction eventually became TRAPPED, a trenchant examination of how… Read More »
Sandra Bagaria was not raised to be a victim, and so when her online with a woman blogger named Amina half a world away took an emotionally wrenching turn, the last thing she wanted to do was walk away.
Laura Poitras spent two years in Yemen shooting footage for THE OATH. What began as an investigation into the military prison at Guantanamo Bay became instead a remarkable portrait of two brothers-in-law and their separate journeys in the wake of the American invasion of Afghanistan. Abu Jandal, now a Yemeni taxi driver, was bin Ladin’s… Read More »