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Tracy Droz Tragos – Filmmaker, Writer, Producer

Tracy Droz Tragos – Filmmaker, Writer, Producer

The recipient of several prestigious honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Sundance Screenwriting and Directing Fellowship, Tracy Droz Tragos’ work focuses on issues involving women, inequality, rural America, and education. Her latest film, “The Smartest Kids in the World,” based on the New York Times bestseller, focuses on the…
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Christina Fontana – Filmmaker/Editor

Christina Fontana – Filmmaker/Editor

Christina Fontana has been a force in the film and tv industry for more than two decades. She was an editor on documentaries and unscripted tv projects for Fox, NBC, CBS, Netflix, A&E, The History Channel to name a few, and received an Emmy nomination for her work on The…
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Athena Film Festival 2021 to Feature Mama Gloria

The 11th annual Athena Film Festival will take place virtually in March in celebration of Women’s History Month. As in the past, the program includes features, documentaries, and shorts, and this year, it includes the film Mama Gloria, which documents the life of transwoman Mama Gloria…
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Jessica Harrop – Head of Development and Production at Sandbox Films

Jessica Harrop – Head of Development and Production at Sandbox Films

It’s not often we see a woman’s name next to the title: Head of Development and Production. But that’s exactly what Jessica Harrop does for Sandbox Films, a new mission-driven documentary company. An Emmy-nominated filmmaker in her own right, Jessica has dedicated her career to making movies that…
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Ekwa Msangi – Filmmaker

Ekwa Msangi – Filmmaker

Director, screenwriter, producer, instructor – all describe Tanzanian-American filmmaker Ekwa Msangi, who divides her time between Kenya and New York. Her latest project and first feature film, is the award-winnIng and critically acclaimed FAREWELL AMOR. It tells the story of an Angolan immigrant, whose wife and daughter join…
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