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Sheena M. Joyce ’98 Co-Directs Slow Learners

Posted September 11, 2015

Slow Learners, a film directed by Sheena M. Joyce ’98 and Don Argott, has garnered a number of good reviews since being released in August, including this one in The New York Times. Joyce and Argott  run Philadelphia based 9.14 Pictures. Known mostly for their documentary work, the pair first came into the spotlight in […]

Alice Rothchild ’70 Premiers First Documentary at Boston Palestine Film Festival

Posted February 19, 2014

Alice Rothchild ’70 premiered her first documentary film, Voices Across the Divide, at the October 2013 Boston Palestine Film Festival, co-winning the Audience Award 2013. Voices Across the Divide is a powerful documentary and oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through rarely heard personal stories. Narrated by Rothchild, an American Jew raised on the […]

Britt Crowley ’01 Wins BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award

Posted February 16, 2011

Britt Crowley ’01 was awarded the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award for Best Film Producer for Wind Over Lake (BAFTA in Scotland is the Scottish Branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts). The New Talent Awards reward new talent and creativity in Scotland for those who have just begun to work in […]

Juliet Goodfriend ’63 Named 2009 Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania

Posted October 16, 2009

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell has recognized Juliet Goodfriend ’63 as a 2009 Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania.  “Women recognized as Distinguished Daughters are those whose achievements on a national and statewide scale have been so outstanding that they have brought honor and respect to the commonwealth,” says the Pennsylvania Commission for Women on its Web site. […]

Documentary by Joanna Chejade-Bloom ’02 Reveals Startling New Finding About Skull Believed to Be Hitler’s

Posted October 8, 2009
In Chejade

A documentary produced and directed by Joanna Chejade-Bloom ’02 made headlines when it aired on the History Channel in September. Read more»

Sarah Schenck ’87 Selected as Hepburn Fellow

Posted September 15, 2009
photo of Sarah Schenck

Filmmaker Sarah Schenck ’87 has been selected as a 2009-10 Fellow of Bryn Mawr’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center. The Hepburn Fellows Program brings to Bryn Mawr’s campus individuals who bridge academics and practice in nontraditional or unconventional ways in any of the three broad areas the Hepburn Center supports: film and theater, women’s health and […]

Documentary produced by Sheena Joyce ’98 to appear in Toronto International Film Festival

Posted July 23, 2009
Albert C. Barnes examines a painting

The Art of the Steal, a documentary produced by Sheena Joyce ’98 and directed by Don Argott, has been selected for the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival, to take place in September. The Art of the Steal “plays like a thrilling whodunit,” says the festival’s Web site, as it delves into the controversies surrounding the Albert C. Barnes Foundation … Read more»

Saskia Subramanian ’88 publishes book on breast-cancer survivors

Posted January 16, 2009

Saskia Subramanian ’88, the vice-president-elect of the Bryn Mawr College Alumnae Association and a research sociologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, has joined forces with a colleague to publish After the Cure: the Untold Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors. The book delves into the post-treatment symptoms caused by radiation, chemotherapy and surgery, “giving […]

Filmmaker Susan Cinoman ’83 reaps laurels

Posted January 7, 2009

“Love and Class in Connecticut,” a film by Susan Cinoman ’83 and her husband Doug Tenaglia, won the award for best narrative short at the New England Film and Video Festival last summer and was an official selection of the Berkshire Film Festival. “Love and Class” is based on a play written by Cinoman, who […]