In the heart of Lisbon, a small abandoned district, wedged between the Tagus and the railway, passes through two parallel movements. The end of the lives of a few lonely old people living there and the new luxury buildings growing up overlooking the Tagus. Old women used to come to a small café in… Continue reading Short Film: NEXT STOP, 7min,. Portugal, Documentary
Suzanne makes films that explore the experience of being human and all that entails. Director Statement MotherLove came from making short films for the FFLAG website and hearing the mothers talking about their personal journey to get behind their children. The stories stayed with me until I made it into a film that expresses hope… Continue reading Director Biography – Suzanne Phillips (MOTHERLOVE)
MotherLove Five mums, all active members of the human rights organisation Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG), explore their love for their LGBT children and their own journeys towards activism and support for equal rights. Thanks to the mothers who shared their stories: Janet, Hilary, Sarah, Jenny & Sorrell. Project Links Website
Rob Cooper has been producing educational films and broadcast documentaries for over 30 years, including “Good Mornin’ Blues”, with B.B. King, which aired nationally on PBS and received a Cine International Golden Eagle. He was also a producer for WBZ-TV’s “You Gotta have Arts” which won a New England “Emmy” award.
In 1996, NASA astronaut Dr. Jeff Hoffman brought a small Torah scroll on board Space Shuttle Columbia. On Shabbat, while orbiting Earth, he read from the book of Genesis, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” This is a story about inspiration, communities, and a man’s journey. A story of how family,… Continue reading Short Film: SPACE TORAH, 24min., USA, Documentary
Several photographers capture the struggles—and the resilience—of Italy’s response to the covid-19 outbreak. Project Links Website
Jane Musky is an accomplished Production Designer in the film industry. She directed and produced this film based on her own experience as a member of one of the first nationally ranked Woman’s Crew teams in the United States, formed in the 1970’s due to the passage of Title 9. Director Statement NINE… Continue reading Director Biography – Jane Musky (NINE)
A history of the one of the first Women’s Crew teams to petition for the right to organize in 1973, after the passage of TITLE 9. This is their story.
Maria Vattimo is a director and cinematographer based in Philadelphia, Pa with a focus in commercial work and documentary filmmaking. She began her career working in camera and in recent years has transitioned to directing. Documentary work has taken her across the United States and Internationally. Recent projects have included a feature-length documentary about the… Continue reading Director Biography – Maria Vattimo (KIM)
Kimberly D. Landle is a professional ballerina based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After enduring an abusive relationship, Kimberly made it her mission to use her voice to raise awareness about domestic abuse. She launched a contemporary ballet company and uses her platform and performances to advocate for women and survivors of abuse. Project Links Website… Continue reading Short Film: KIM, 8min., USA, Documentary