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Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

Elizabeth Hemmerdinger is Associate Producer of The Homestretch (Emmy Award, September 2016), and Producer of Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (premiere: Tribecca FF), named one of the five essential documentaries of 2013.

Good Sister, starring Jessica Hecht and Grant Shau...

Biography

Elizabeth Hemmerdinger is Associate Producer of The Homestretch (Emmy Award, September 2016), and Producer of Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (premiere: Tribecca FF), named one of the five essential documentaries of 2013.

Good Sister, starring Jessica Hecht and Grant Shaud, a short film, written and produced by Hemmerdinger, opened the Soho International Film, an official selection of the Boston International, NY Filmmakers, Queens World Film Festival, and YoFiFest later this month.

Hemmerdinger is the Executive Producer of The Real Rosie the Riveter Project, a collection of filmed oral histories of the women who worked the line during World War II. The collection is housed at NYU's Tamiment Labor Archive at the Bobst Libraries.

In connection with her World War II research, Hemmerdinger is Visiting Artist at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and has been a visiting scholar at the Naval War College, in Newport, Rhode Island. She and collaborator Anne de Mare, presented Beyond These Walls, their film about the experiences of Baroness Mariuccia Zerilli-Marimo during World War II, at a symposium entitled Women and War in a prestigious "La Pietra Dialogue," at Villa La Pietra, the NYU campus in Florence, Italy.

Hemmerdinger, a Board member of PEN America and The Hunter College Foundation, began her career as a playwright; won the Tisch School of the Arts MFA Goldberg Prize for We Can Do It!. Published plays include: Squall, Road Rage, and Pissed Sister (Playscripts, Inc.).

Current Projects - FILM: Dance With Me (wt); Election Protection, The Girl with the Rivet Gun; THEATRE: We Can Do It!, a new musical in collaboration with Anton Dudley.

Plays by Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

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