More from Dawn Porter
Guest Column: Why Individual Stories Get Lost in the Fight for Abortion Rights
I spent three years filming in abortion clinics [while making 2016 doc Trapped], spending time in Mississippi, Alabama and Texas. Nothing that I knew before traveling to these places prepared me for what I would see. If you’ve spent time in the South, you’ll know what I mean when I say there are few things […]
John Lewis Doc Filmmaker Dawn Porter Reacts to Capitol Riots: “This is Harder Without Him”(Guest Column)
The veteran documentary filmmaker reflects on the lessons she learned from the late congressman and civil rights activist in processing the political events of the past week: "He told me that if I let anger overwhelm me, I was the person who lost the most. That if I stopped loving my country, I was the person who would experience an incalculable loss."