Making a documentary film is like buying a one-way ticket to an unknown destination, starting out with the belief that an idea or a person is amazing and committing to following the journey.
She witnessed the power of standing up, facing fear, and finding one’s agency — a power she has guided other women to unearth within themselves over the past 25 years.
The events of 2020, from the outbreak of the pandemic to the uprising after the murder of George Floyd, sparked
The hardest part of the work Women’s Foundation is doing, Perez adds, is “changing the hearts and minds of people who do not see the barriers up close. Unless we change hearts and minds, actions won’t follow.”
“This is the way we create now — we come together and use art as ceremony.”