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Category: Documentary

Debbie Lum – Director, Producer

An award-winning filmmaker, Debbie Lum’s projects give voice to the Asian/American experience and other unsung stories. Her documentary, TRY HARDER!, shines a light on San Francisco’s iconic Lowell High School as it follows members of the senior class as they navigate the system and the pressure they feel applying to…
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Abby Epstein – Director, Producer

It’s been a while, but former guest, Director Abby Epstein, is making a return appearance. Abby and Executive Producer Ricki Lake’s latest collaboration, THE BUSINESS OF BIRTH CONTROL, examines the complex relationship between hormonal birth control and women’s health and liberation. The documentary traces the feminist movement to investigate and…
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Therese Shechter – Filmmaker, Writer, Editor

Therese Shechter is an award-winning filmmaker/writer and founder of Trixie Films, a feminist production company that combines humor, activism, and personal storytelling to ‘upend’ what’s considered sacred about motherhood. Her most recent film, “My So-called Selfish Life,’ focuses on one of society’s biggest taboos – women who choose not to…
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Uli Beutter Cohen – Documentarian, Artist, Writer

New York-based Uli Beutter Cohen is the creator of Subway Book Review, a social movement that explores belonging to a time and place through writing and photography. Her work has been featured in Vogue, New York Magazine, Esquire, Glamour and The Guardian. Uli’s first book, “Between the Lines: Stories From…
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Ava Thompson Greenwell, Ph.D – Educator, Filmmaker, Author

What hasn’t Ava Thompson Greenwell accomplished? Since 1993, she’s taught broadcasting, writing, reporting and producing at Medill/Northwestern University and has held several administrative positions. In addition to her Bachelor and Masters degrees in journalism, Ava has a Phd in African American Studies. She directed and produced “Mandela in Chicago,” a…
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