Waking Up to Rape
1985 | 35 minutes | Color | DVD | Order No. 99355
"Easily the best of its genre, highly recommended as a discussion starter."
"This supportive and enlightening documentary merits attention of school, community and public libraries."
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)