Two courageous women, one American and one Vietnamese, fight at great personal cost to stop the use of toxic agricultural chemicals and to hold a mammoth industry accountable for the 40-year cover-up of Agent Orange.
ALAN ADELSON, DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/WRITER
ALAN ADELSON works in both film and print. His film and television credits include: One Survivor Remembers, (HBO,) 1995, European production coordinator, winner of the Best Short Documentary Oscar and three Emmy Awards; as producer, director and writer: Lodz Ghetto, (PBS, Channel Four, 9 other countries) short-listed for Best Feature Length Documentary Oscar, 1989, winner, International Film Critics Prize, 8 international film festivals; Two Villages in Kosovo, 2006, (ARTE, RTE), and In Bed With Ulysses, 2012. Adelson made worldwide headlines with his investigative articles in Esquire and the Wall Street Journal revealing the disappearance of enriched plutonium from a nuclear reprocessing plant.
KATE TAVERNA, DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/EDITOR
KATE TAVERNA has edited more than 50 films and co-directed the feature length Lodz Ghetto and In Bed With Ulysses, both of which had nationwide theatrical releases. She edited Two Villages in Kosovo for ARTE France/Germany, broadcast throughout Europe.Two documentary shorts she edited, Asylum and Killing in the Name, were nominated for Oscars in 2004 and 2011 respectively in the Best Short Documentary category. Pray The Devil Back to Hell won Best Documentary at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, and brought its main character, Leymah Gbowee, a Nobel Peace Prize. She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry won the Audience Award at the 2014 Boston Independent film festival, screened theatrically nationwide and was translated into 22 languages.