Mike Attie  

Mike Attie is a Philadelphia-based filmmaker and educator. He is currently an assistant professor at the University of the Arts and director of the film major program. Mike was a 2014 Sundance Documentary Film Program Fellow and was named one of The Independent’s “10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2014.” His feature documentary, In Country, was supported by the Sundance Documentary Film Program, IFP and the Points North Institute, and has received extensive press including a NYTimes Op-Doc and articles in Salon and The Atlantic. His 2019 short, Moment to Moment premiered at Full Frame and won jury awards at IFFBoston and the San Francisco DocFest. Mike holds an M.F.A. in documentary film from Stanford University. He was a cameraperson on Attie & Goldwater’s previous documentary BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez. (06/20)

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Abortion Helpline, This is Lisa

A film by Mike Attie, 2019, 13 min, Color

ABORTION HELPLINE, THIS IS LISA, shortlisted for Oscars 2021 for Best Documentary Short Subject and winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Shorts at AFI Docs 2020, is a powerful short documentary that exposes how economic stigma and cruel legislation determines who in America has access to abortion. At a women’s health fund in Philadelphia,…

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