BELLY OF THE BEAST Nominated for Four News & Doc Emmy Awards!
WMM release BELLY OF THE BEAST (dir. Erika Cohn, prod. Angela Tucker) has been nominated for four News & Doc Emmy Awards! The categories include Best Documentary, Outstanding Current Affairs: Documentary, Outstanding Direction: Documentary, and Outstanding Editing: Documentary.
BELLY OF THE BEAST Helps Bring Reparations to Survivors of Forced Sterilizations in California
When BELLY OF THE BEAST director Erika Cohn first began discussing her film with Women Make Movies, she told us her primary goal was to get reparations for survivors of forced sterilizations in California's women's prisons.
Deeyah Khan’s MUSLIM IN TRUMP’S AMERICA Wins a Peabody Award!
WMM filmmaker Deeyah Khan (dir. WHITE RIGHT) has won a Peabody Award for her film MUSLIM IN TRUMP’S AMERICA, which investigates the rise in anti-Muslim hate groups, conspiracy theories and hate crimes during Donald Trump’s polarizing presidency.
CODED BIAS’s Joy Buolamwini and Black Women Scientists’ Research Omitted by 60 Minutes
On Sunday, May 16, 2021, 60 Minutes aired a segment about racial bias in facial recognition software and omitted any mention of the three Black women who are pioneers in the field, including CODED BIAS's Joy Buolamwini.
BELLY OF THE BEAST and WMM Filmmakers Nominated for the Peabody Awards
We are excited to announce that WMM release BELLY OF THE BEAST (dir. Erika Cohn, prod. Angela Tucker) and new films from WMM filmmaker Deeyah Khan and program alum Liz Garbus have been nominated for the Peabody Awards, which honor and reward the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media.