Currently Browsing: Dawn Porter
On this day in 2016, the timely and important documentary, Trapped, was released in theaters. Trapped was directed and produced by the brilliant documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter.
Dawn’s directorial debut came out with a bang with the hard-hitting and critically acclaimed documentary, Gideon’s Army.… read more.
Women Documentarians Reveal Injustice and Hope at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival
By Nora Lee Mandel http://MavensNest.net/movies.html
I used to think of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival as “The Depressing Festival” in coverage over the past nine years. But the programmers more and more balance artistic merit with the sponsoring NGO Human Rights Watch’s exposés of terrible injustices around the world, and even, sometimes, give the audience hope. … read more.