Robin Melanie Leacock

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Robin Melanie Leacock (aka Robin Baker Leacock) is a documentary filmmaker who directed "It Girls", "A Passion For Giving" and "I'll Take Manhattan".

"It Girls" is a documentary film about fashion that aired nationally in the U.S. on April 2 and 7, 2002. "A Passion For Giving" is a documentary film about philanthropy, focusing on various charities and the simple gesture of helping others.[1] It aired in the fall of 2009 on PBS.[2][3][4] I'll Take Manhattan is a comedy about Native Americans and Wall Street.


Robin Leacock, the daughter-in-law of cinema verite pioneer Richard Leacock, is married to the director and cinematographer Robert Leacock.


  1. ^ Clavin, Tom (October 13, 2009). "Tough timing for a film on giving, or is it?". The East Hampton Press & The Southampton Press. Retrieved January 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ Dain, Binder. "A Passion for Giving Documentary Review". DainsMovieReviews. Retrieved January 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (November 20, 2009). "In a Giving Mood". New York Times. ArtsBeat blog. Retrieved January 9, 2010. 
  4. ^ Pinto, Paula. "Film Director Robin Baker Leacock: The Woman behind A Passion For Giving". Christian News Today Online. Archived from the original on November 22, 2009. Retrieved January 8, 2010. 

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