Filmmaker, editor, and journalist, Jenny Morgan, has been making commercial and independent documentary since the late 1970s. Morgan has worked extensively in British television; writing, producing, and directing the acclaimed Channel 4 documentary Behind Enemy Lines: the Real Charlotte Grays, about the SOEís female agents in Nazi occupied France. Having grown up in South Africa during apartheid, Morgan has always been drawn to issues of social and political justice and human rights. She has made films in Algeria, Colombia, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, South Africa, the UK, and various other locations. Some of Morganís other made for television documentaries include: Three Thin Ladies, about women who lived with anorexia and bulimia in the 1940s and 50s, before eating disorders were widely recognized; South Africa 2000, a series of four films for BBC Schools about the 'new' South Africa; Crossing the Lines, the story of Red Cross representatives in Colombia; and After Jenin, about the immediate aftermath of the Israeli army's re-invasion of West Bank cities in 2002. Three Thin Ladies, which aired on Britainís Channel 4, won the Mental Health Media award for best documentary. South Africa 2000 earned Morgan a nomination for the a Royal Television Society award, while After Jenin won best documentary at the Cairo Film and Television Festival. (07/09)
Angola Is Our Country
A film by Jenny Morgan, 1988, 45 min., Color
Angolan women are rarely heard describing the impact of South Africaís undeclared war against their country. This moving documentary, produced in conj...
A State of Danger
A film by Haim Bresheeth and Jenny Morgan, 1989, 28 min., Color
Shot in Israel and the Occupied Territories, this extraordinary documentary offers a unique, vital perspective on the Intifada seldom seen in U.S. mai...