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Simone Pero’s Film Wins Gracie Award

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Simone PeroThis Changes Everything, a documentary film executive produced by Stony Brook Killer Films MFA in Film Visiting Faculty Simone Pero, was among 100 winners at the 45th Gracie Awards, announced today by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF).

Told first-hand by some of Hollywood’s leading voices in front of and behind the camera, This Changes Everything takes an incisive look into the history, empirical evidence, and systemic forces that foster gender disparity in Hollywood.

The film, directed by Tom Donahue, features interviews with Geena Davis, Meryl Streep, Rashida Jones, Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Oh, Jessica Chastain, Tiffany Haddish, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Maria Giese, and many other influential voices in the fight for gender equality. It premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, where it was named first runner-up for the People’s Choice Award: Documentaries, and it is currently airing on the Starz Network.

The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created by, for and about women in radio, television, and interactive media.

Read more at the MFA Film website.


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