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Meri Weingarten

Producer, editor, and director Meri Weingarten has worked in film and television for many years. She has produced work for CBS, ABC, and HBO, contributing to everything from Saturday Night Live to PBS documentaries. Weingarten’s work also includes numerous feature films such as the Academy Award-winning HARLAN COUNTY, U.S.A. (1976), ARTHUR (1981), and VISIONS OF LIGHT (1992). Weingarten was also the producer and director on the award-winning documentary WAKING UP TO RAPE, which has been distributed worldwide, and appeared in festivals and on national television. Currently, she is the director of post-production at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Previously, she held an adjunct professor post in the Division of Film & Television Production Division. (10/09)

Waking Up to Rape
A film by Meri Weingarten, 1985, 35 min., Color

"If I were to choose only one film on sexual assault to show to a class or to the general public, I would select WAKING UP TO RAPE. This is a powerful...

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