How a Scrappy New York Studio Became a Major Platform for Filmmakers of Color
Wavelength founder and CEO Jenifer Westphal told IndieWire about our evolving mission to amplify the creative voices of women and people of color.
Equal parts devastating and inspiring, Athlete A follows the IndyStar reporters as they reveal the extensive cover-up and culture of cruelty that was allowed to thrive within elite-level gymnastics, the attorney fighting the institutions, and most importantly, the brave whistle-blowers who refuse to be silenced.
The minute Bonni Cohen sent us this project we knew we had to be part of it. The urgency of the story together with the brilliant storytelling of the film team made it one of the most rewarding projects we have been a part of.
Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk
Serin Marshall, Jen Sey and Julie Parker Benello
Best Sports Documentary – Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards; Most Compelling Living Subject of a Documentary – Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards; Hoosier Award – Indiana Film Journalists Association
Best Editing, Best Director, Best Documentary – Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards; Best Documentary Film – Alliance of Women Film Journalists