Filmmaker, Media Strategist & Activist
Nancy Schwartzman is a documentary film director, producer, and media strategist who uses storytelling and technology to create safer communities for women and girls. Roll Red Roll is her feature film debut, and goes beyond the headlines of the notorious Steubenville, Ohio high school sexual assault case to uncover the social-media fueled “boys will be boys” culture that let it happen. Roll Red Roll premiered in 2018 at the Tribeca Film Festival and Hot Docs, and has screened at over 40 film festivals worldwide and garnered 7 awards, including a Cinema Eye Nomination, the Adrienne Shelly Foundation’s Excellence in Filmmaking Award, Best Documentary at Florida Film Festival and “Best of Show” at Bend Film Festival. The film opened theatrically at the Film Forum in New York City and the Laemmle Monica Film Center in Los Angeles to uniformly positive reviews with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. It was a Critic’s Pick in the New York Times and reviewed in The New Yorker, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, the Chicago Tribune, the Guardian, and the Los Angeles Times amongst others. Nancy appeared on CNN’s Amanpour, BBC Women’s Hour and People TV. Read More >
Behind The Lens: Roll Red Roll
on Rape Case, Male Culture, and the #MeToo Movement
TEDx: Want to Prevent Violence? There’s an App for That!
Roll Red Roll Trailer