She is also the co-producer of WORDS OF WITNESS, a documentary feature by director Mai Iskander (GARBAGE DREAMS) and an official selection of Berlinale 2012. Kelcey is an award-winning director and producer whose work has screened at top-ranking festivals around the country, including True/False, SilverDocs, and South by Southwest Film Festival. She has an MFA in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University, and currently lives in New York City where she works as a Senior Producer and Film Arts Educator.
Films by Kelcey Edwards
Kapow! Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines offers a nuanced critique of gender and heroism in popular culture as well as a powerful dose of Vitamin F(eminism) for the undernourished. From the birth of the 1940s comic book heroine, Wonder Woman, to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about strong and healthy women. Wonder Women! reveals the complicated negotiations girls and women face as they attempt to achieve confidence, strength, and agency in a society often at odds with those goals. Yet it also inspires through its evocative images, upbeat soundtrack, and richly contextualized history of American superheroines—including the everyday wonder women and action girls in our midst.