Handheld

Handheld Producer Directed by: Rebekah Maysles The father of direct cinema, Albert Maysles redefined documentary in practice and meaning. With unfettered access to his entire filmography, including outtakes, unknown commercial works, and family footage, Handheld is the story of Albert’s life told entirely through the […]

Prospect Park

Producer Directors/ Editors: Irene Chin & Kurt Vincent DP: Christine Ng Website: theparkfilm.com A portrait of Brooklyn’s Prospect Park: the people, landscapes, history, and future. DONATE Make a 100% tax-deductible contribution through our fiscal sponsor, Women Make Movies, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  

Jerry Lee Lewis: A Life on Fire

Jerry Lee Lewis: A Life on Fire Co-Director, Producer with Paul Lovelace, Calvert Morgan The artistic and personal journey of JERRY LEE LEWIS is as epic—and harrowing—a story as any in the history of popular music. Born in Depression-era Louisiana, kicked out of Bible college […]

Bayard & Me

(2016) Bayard & Me Archival Producer Directed by: Matt Wolf Bayard Rustin was the organizer of the March on Washington and one of the leaders of the civil rights movement. In the 1980s Bayard adopted his younger boyfriend Walter Naegle to obtain the legal protections […]

Love, Gilda

(2017) Love, Gilda Archival Producer Directed by: Lisa D’Apolito In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner looks back and reflects on her life and career. Weaving together recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with her friends, rare home movies and diaries read by modern day comediennes inspired […]

No Man’s Land

(2017) No Man’s Land Field Producer Directed by: David Garrett Byars Producer and Editor: David Osit Executive Producer: Morgan Spurlock 81 minutes In early 2016, a right-wing militia occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in rural Oregon. Bitter antagonism between militia and the federal government boiled […]

Ming of Harlem

(2014) Ming of Harlem Location Manager Directed by: Philip Warnell 71 minutes In October 2003, Antoine Yates was arrested for reckless endangerment following the discovery of his cohabitation in a Harlem high-rise with Ming, a five-hundred-pound tiger and Al, a seven-foot alligator. This beautifully crafted, […]

Person to Person

(2017) Person to Person Location Scout Directed by: Dustin Guy Defa 84 minutes Follows a variety of New York characters as they navigate personal relationships and unexpected problems over the course of one day.

Robin Byrd (working title)

Robin Byrd (working title) Co-Director, Producer With Jonathan Mallow and Rebekah Maysles Robin Byrd’s seminal public access show in New York changed the world and advanced the larger culture by bringing shame-free nudity to television and influencing a generation of artists, producers, actors and musicians. […]