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Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater
l-r: Janet Goldwater & Barbara Attie

Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater
(Producers / Directors)

Philadelphia filmmakers Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater have collaborated on documentaries focusing on women's lives for over a decade. Their most recent award-winning collaborations, Landowska: Uncommon Visionary (1997) and I Witness: Shot Down in Pensacola (2000), have been widely screened and publicly praised. In 1999, Attie, with Martha Lubell, produced and directed Daring to Resist: Three Women Face the Holocaust. Other documentaries produced by Attie & Goldwater Productions include Motherless: A Legacy of Loss from Illegal Abortion; Legal But Out of Reach: Six Women's Abortion Stories; and If It's Not a Piano, What is It?

Paul and Sandra Fierlinger Paul and Sandra Fierlinger

Paul Fierlinger was Czechoslovakia's first independent producer of animated films before coming to the U.S. in 1968. In 1971, he formed the animation house AR&T Associates, which has produced over 700 films. Paul and Sandra have collaborated on animation projects for the past eight years. Their animation has received over 100 awards, including an Academy Award nomination for It's So Nice to Have A Wolf Around the House. In 2000, the Fierlingers completed Drawn From Life, a series of two-minute films for Oxygen. In 2001, their film STILL LIFE WITH ANIMATED DOGS was broadcast nationally on PBS and won the prestigious Peabody Award.

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