Frances Reid (director)

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Frances Reid is an American filmmaker, producer and cinematographer known for her documentaries. She has been in filmmaking for 3 decades. In 1994, she was nominated alongside director Dee Mosbacher for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short for Straight from the Heart that explored relationships between straight parents and their gay children.[1] She was again nominated for an Oscar for producing and directing Long Night's Journey Into Day (2000).

Activism[edit]

In 1977, Reid became an associate of the Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press (WIFP).[2] WIFP is an American nonprofit publishing organization. The organization works to increase communication between women and connect the public with forms of women-based media.

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Producer[edit]

  • 1994: Straight from the Heart (producer)
  • 1995: Skin Deep: Building Diverse Campus Communities (producer)
  • 2000: Long Night's Journey Into Today (producer)
  • 2003: Lost Boys of Sudan (executive producer)
  • 2005: Waging a Living (co-producer)
  • 2011: Happy

Cinematographer[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NY Times: Straight from the Heart". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  2. ^ "Associates |  The Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press". www.wifp.org. Retrieved 2017-06-21. 

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