Films by Filmmaker
Julia Reichert was nominated three times for the Academy Award for her documentary work and is winner of the Primetime Emmy Award. She has directed both documentary and fiction features. Her films have screened in major film festivals worldwide, including Sundance, New York, Telluride, Cannes and Rotterdam. Her first five documentaries GROWING UP FEMALE, METHADONE - AN AMERICAN WAY OF DEALING, UNION MAIDS, SEEING RED and A LION IN THE HOUSE were all broadcast on national PBS. THE LAST TRUCK, (with Steve Bognar) premiered at Telluride and was an HBO special. The short SPARKLE won the audience awary at Silverdocs and was broadcast naitonally on PBS. Her most recent project is an experimental interactive non fiction web site, REINVENTION STORIES, also with Bognar and WYSO FM. GROWING UP FEMALE, which was her student project at Antioch College, was recently named to the National Film Registry. Her films have screened theatrically around the U.S., playing in over 100 cities, and internationally in theaters and television in dozens of countries. She is a proud co-founder of this distribution co-op, New Day Films, a founder of the Independent Feature Project, a professor of film production at Wright State University, a mom and a grandma.