WMM is proud to announce that Rebecca Cammisa’s WHICH WAY HOME has been nominated for an Academy Award® in the Best Documentary Feature category. The film, which was produced through WMM’s Production Assistance Program, has received a number of accolades so far, and has also been nominated for Best Documentary at the 2010 Indpendent Spirit Awards. Rebecca Cammisa is no stranger to awards, as she won a Sundance Directing Award and Emmy Nomination for her 2002 release, SISTER HELEN.
WMM also sends congratulations to Henry Ansbacher, co-producer of 2008 release IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA, who has also been nominated for an Oscar in the category of Documentary Short for his latest co-production,THE LAST CAMPAIGN OF GOVERNOR BOOTH GARDNE.
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Women Make Movies is the world’s leading distributor of independent films by and about women. For three years in a row, films from WMM have taken home top prizes at Sundance. In 2009, ROUGH AUNTIES by acclaimed filmmaker Kim Longinotto won the World Cinema Documentary Jury Prize; and in 2008 THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO received the Special Jury Prize in Documentary. Additionally, WMM’s well-established Production Assistance (PA) Program helps American women directors get their stories to the screen. Recent films of note from the Production Assistance Program include Oscar-nominated NERAKHOON (THE BETRAYAL) by Ellen Kuras and EL GENERAL, by Natalia Almada, winner of the Sundance Directing Award in U.S. Documentary. For more, visit our website at www.wmm.com.