REBECCA RICHMAN COHEN studied law at Harvard and has directed documentaries on the subject. She founded her company Racing Horse Productions to tell stories about social justice.
Her film War Don Don (2010) was nominated for an Academy Award.
ABBY GINZBERG directs documentaries about the legal system and social justice issues. She founded the production company Social Action Media in the Bay Area (California).
Her most recent directorial endeavor, Tipping Point, addresses the paltry wages of restaurant employees who earn a living based on tips.
DAWN PORTER is a documentary filmmaker whose directorial debut Gideon’s Army (2013) premiered on HBO. The film about public defenders allowed her to use her knowledge as an attorney as well as skills as a filmmaker.
She runs the production company Trilogy Films and her second film Spies of Mississippi (2014) was part of the PBS Independent Lens Series.
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