Laura J. Lipson
Laura Lipson, director and writer of STANDING ON MY SISTERíS SHOULDERS, also penned the lyrics for the original opening song, "Freedom Will Come," which was sung by June Pointer of the Pointer Sisters. She is currently Associate Director of movie promotion at ABC and is an award-winning writer/producer. She has 15 years experience in film and television and is a member of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). After graduating with honors from U.C. Berkeley in Visual Arts and winning the Eisner Prize for filmmaking, she worked in Paris as an assistant editor for filmmaker Raoul Ruiz. (09/09)
Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders
A film by Joan Sadoff, Dr. Robert Sadoff and Laura J. Lipson, 2002, 60 min., Color/BW
In 1965, when three women walked into the US House of Representatives in Washington D.C., they had come a very long way. Neither lawyers nor politicia...