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 LOVE & DIANE

"A masterpiece."  
Toronto Int'l Film Festival

"Best documentary of 2002."
The Village Voice

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NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON DVD!
SAVE 20% OFF THE SPECIAL DIRECTOR'S CUT OF LOVE & DIANE

LOVE
"One of the touchstones of American nonfiction cinema. "
New York Film Festival
 
Groundbreaking and still frighteningly relevant ten years later, Jennifer Dworkin's masterful and epic documentary LOVE & DIANE presents a searingly honest and moving examination of poverty, welfare and drug rehabilitation in the United States. Filmed in New York City over a five-year period, Dworkin documents the struggles of three generations of the Hazzard family as they face a myriad of emotional, financial and personal challenges. Now available for the first time on DVD, this special Director's Cut is an extended 155 minutes.
 
LOVE & DIANE is at its heart a highly charged story about a mother and daughter searching for love, redemption and hope for a new future. While caught in a devastating cycle of teen pregnancy and the bureaucracy of an over burdened welfare system, they demonstrate an inspiring resiliency and ability to find strength during the most desperate times. Without falling into stereotypes of welfare and poverty, LOVE & DIANE casts a fair, non-judgmental eye on the Hazzard's and presents a forgotten, but very real, side of the American experience.  On Monday, October 22, a special 10th anniversary screening will take place at Film Society Lincoln Center - click here for more information and tickets.
 
Save 20% through November 30 when you order with Promo Code LOVDIAE12. Click here to place your order, You can also email orders@wmm.com or call 212.925.0606, x360. Applies only to institutions. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
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This year marks the 40th anniversary of Women Make Movies. Since our beginnings in 1972, WMM has grown from a feminist filmmakers' collective into an industry-leading nonprofit media arts organization and distributor. For 40 years, WMM has transformed the landscape of filmmaking for women directors and producers, bringing the issues facing women around the world to screens everywhere. Now, with more than 550 films in our catalog, including Academy®, Emmy®, Peabody and Sundance nominees and award winners, WMM is the largest distributor of films by independent women directors in the world. In the last five years, dozens of WMM films have been broadcast on PBS, HBO and the Sundance Channel, among others.