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FilmMAKERS: 5 Views on Women in Film-- Past, Present and Future

FilmMAKERS: 5 Views on Women in Film-- Past, Present and Future

The pinnacle of awards season is The Academy Awards, celebrating the year's achievements in film. At MAKERS, we think this is the perfect time to honor women in film who have proved themselves leaders and innovators in the industry. While there is much debate about the ratio of men to women when it comes to awards in the film industry, there is absolutely no question about the impact women have made on the past and future of filmmaking. Today's playlist features thoughts on the past, present and future for women in film from MAKERS (and also filmMAKERS) Nora Ephron, Diane English, Miranda July, Sara Lamm, and Tiffany Shlain. Read More

The Work of Midwives

Sara Lamm Midwives

My filmmaking partner Mary Wigmore and I have spent the last two-and-a-half years making a documentary about world-famous midwife Ina May Gaskin and her colleagues at the Farm Clinic in Summertown, Tennessee. Read More

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