(2017) (United States)
Screening Block E Grand Finale Sat Feb 24 8PM
After a long and contentious presidential campaign, 10,000 people spontaneously came to pay tribute to Susan B. Anthony’s grave in Rochester, NY. They placed their “I Voted” stickers upon her headstone and expressed their pride and gratitude to America’s most famous suffragette. This film captures the stories, hopes, laughter and tears of this historic moment.
Director/Producer: Linda Moroney
Linda Moroney was a producer on the independent feature-length documentary, RAM DASS FIERCE GRACE, named by Newsweek magazine as one of the five best non-fiction films of 2002, and broadcast nationally on PBS (Independent Lens) in 2004. www.lemlepictures.com
In 2016, she completed two films. She produced and directed TURN THE PAGE, is an hour-long documentary about a literacy program for incarcerated parents at Ontario County Jail and their children on the outside. She is also the producer a feature-length documentary on the 14th Dalai Lama, by director Mickey Lemle (Maui, Woodstock, Mill Valley Film Festivals, and others).
Since 2012, Ms. Moroney has been the programmer and host for One Take: Stories Through the Lens, the monthly documentary series at the historic Little Theatre. She has also served as Director of Greentopia | FILM, a five day non-fiction film festival, centering on all issuing of sustainability.
Ms. Moroney is the founder of the Rochester Documentary Filmmakers Group, co-founder of the Rochester Teen Film Festival & the Rochester Teen Film Camp, and teaches documentary film at St. John Fisher College.
She has produced several short films including Emily Hubley’s award-winning SET SET SPIKE (2001), which was an official selection in the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. She cut her filmmaking teeth working with Academy Award winner, Faith Hubley, on her last six animated films.