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Margaret Bodde
Margaret Bodde has worked with Martin Scorsese for over a decade. She has been involved in several documentary projects with him, including Nothin' But The Blues (1996), a film featuring Eric Clapton which aired on PBS and was nominated for an Emmy. The Blues documentary series is a result of Scorsese's and Bodde's desire to delve deeper into the rich history of the genre, viewed through the lens of directors with personal, emotional connections to the music.

Bodde currently serves as co-executive director of The Film Foundation (TFF), a non-profit organization created by Scorsese along with seven other leading filmmakers in 1990. Since 1991, she has spearheaded the group's efforts to raise awareness and funds for film preservation within the entertainment industry and the public at large. Bodde has built a network of alliances and partnerships for The Film Foundation resulting in more than six million dollars raised for film preservation projects at the nation's leading film archives. Over the past several years, Bodde has developed a national educational outreach project for The Film Foundation. The Story of Movies is an integrated curriculum to teach film history and appreciation to middle school students. The program, sponsored in part by IBM and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will launch pilot sites in the fall of 2003.

Prior to working with Scorsese, Bodde worked in independent film distribution and exhibition, including three years as Director of Marketing at Miramax Films.

In addition to The Blues series, Bodde is currently co-producing a documentary on Bob Dylan that Scorsese will direct for the American Masters series on PBS.
 


 

Martin Scorsese
Paul G. Allen
Jody Patton
Ulrich Felsberg
Alex Gibney
Margaret Bodde
Richard E. Hutton

 
 

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