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BDC Women’s Film Series: “Jackson” with Maisie Crow

September 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm UTC-4

The first screening of our 2nd Annual Women’s Film Series. The film series will showcase movies made by women filmmakers.

Q&A with director Maisie Crow

With a single abortion clinic remaining in the state of Mississippi, the city of Jackson has become ground zero in the nation’s battle over reproductive health-care.

Jackson The Film is an intimate portrait of the interwoven lives of three women in this town. Wrought with the racial and religious undertones of the Deep South, the lives of two women are deeply affected by the director of the local pro-life crisis pregnancy center and the movement she represents.

MAISIE CROW, DIRECTOR
After an award-winning career as a photojournalist, Maisie turned her attention to filmmaking. In 2014 her short film, The Last Clinic was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy, and she was listed as one of PDN InMotion’s 20 Emerging Artists to Watch in Film and Video. In 2012, her multimedia project, Half-Lives: Chernobyl Workers Now won an Overseas Press Club award. In 2010, her short film A Life Alone was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy. She has taught as an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Most recently, she worked as a director of photography on MTV’s documentary series, True Life.

JAMIE BOYLE, EDITOR
Jamie Boyle is a film editor working in New York. Her work has played at Sundance, Full Frame, Hot Docs, LA Film Fest, True/False, and Human Rights Watch, amongst many others. She was the Associate Editor and Production Manager on E­TEAM, which won the Cinematography Award at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for two News and Documentary Emmys. She was the lead video editor for Human Rights Watch. Her work for them premiered at the 2014 Human Rights Watch Film Festival and won an Overseas Press Club Award in 2015. In 2014, she worked as an assistant editor on the short film, The House at the Edge of the Galaxy, which premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2013. She has edited for numerous leading digital media companies, working on videos for top fashion and lifestyle brands. She has worked as an assistant editor on short films and commercials, including Ross Kauffman’s spot for GE and Fire with Fire, part of a series of films in the GE-­commissioned Focus Forward initiative.

Suggested donation: $5 Bronx Residents, $10 General, Free for 18 and Under

Details

Date:
September 2, 2016
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Venue

Bronx Documentary Center
614 Courtlandt Ave
Bronx, NY 10451 United States