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Filmmaker Bio(s)

Amanda Micheli (director, pictured) is an award-winning documentary filmmaker based in San Francisco. She earned an Oscar nomination for La Corona (HBO), which followed a beauty pageant in a women’s prison in Colombia. Her film Double Dare, about two Hollywood stuntwomen, and her rodeo film, Just for the Ride, won numerous awards before airing on PBS. Amanda produced Slomo, which was Oscar-shortlisted and premiered on the New York Times Op-Docs in 2014. Her other credits include One Nation Under Dog (Pop-Up, 2010), Thin, Cat Dancers and My Flesh and Blood.

Amanda was a San Francisco Film Society / Kenneth Rainin Foundation Filmmaking Grant recipient and has been a guest lecturer at Stanford in their graduate documentary program.

Serin Marshall (producer) began her career at the award-winning Moxie Firecracker Films, where she worked on numerous HBO films premiering at Sundance, including Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech, The Fence and the 2012 Emmy-nominated Bobby Fischer Against the World. She also associate produced There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (HBO), and was an archival producer for Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines (PBS). She has produced news stories for the GlobalPost, true crime stories for the Discovery Network and recently produced The Switch for the Center for Investigative Reporting. Before turning to film, Serin worked as a researcher at the Yale School of Management and as a Princeton-in-Asia Fellow in Thailand.
Film Details
  • Country(ies): USA
  • Year: 2016
  • Running time: 82
  • Director(s): Amanda Micheli
  • Producer(s): Serin Marshall
  • Cinematographer(s): Amanda Micheli
  • Editor(s): Greg O'Toole
  • Website: http://www.haveababymovie.com/

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