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  CRITICAL PRAISE FOR A GIRL LIKE HER “By pairing these interviews with clips of educational and pop culture footage from the era that pertain to love and sex—especially the ill-wrought notion of an “illegitimate” pregnancy—the audience can see how reproductive ignorance and an antiwoman culture combined to force a heartbreaking outcome. The somewhat campy vintage … Continue reading

CRITICAL PRAISE  for A GIRL LIKE HER:  “By pairing these interviews with clips of educational and pop culture footage from the era that pertain to love and sex—especially the ill-wrought notion of an “illegitimate” pregnancy—the audience can see how reproductive ignorance and an antiwoman culture combined to force a heartbreaking outcome. The somewhat campy vintage footage makes … Continue reading

For those in the Richmond, VA area: There will be a free screening of A GIRL LIKE HER at Virginia Commonwealth University on Thursday, March 19th,  6:00—8:00 PM. Karen Wilson Buterbaugh, a participant in the film, will take part in the disussion following the screening at the VCU Academic Learning Commons, School of Social Work. Seating … Continue reading

Thanks for a great year and your continued support

CRITICAL PRAISE  for A GIRL LIKE HER:  “By pairing these interviews with clips of educational and pop culture footage from the era that pertain to love and sex—especially the ill-wrought notion of an “illegitimate” pregnancy—the audience can see how reproductive ignorance and an antiwoman culture combined to force a heartbreaking outcome. The somewhat campy vintage footage makes … Continue reading

Screening & Exhibition in Belfast, Northern Ireland

  ******************************************************* NOTE: For those interested in purchasing a Home Use DVD of A GIRL LIKE HER. Circle A Studio will be closed for two weeks during the holiday season.  See info under Buy DVD.   *******************************************************  A GIRL LIKE HER SCREENING IN BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND Presented as a partnership between BELFAST EXPOSED, Belfast Film … Continue reading

Screening & Exhibition in Belfast, Northern Ireland

*******************************************************  A GIRL LIKE HER SCREENING IN BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND Presented as a partnership between BELFAST EXPOSED, Belfast Film Festival and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Film Festival 2014  Beanbag Cinema December 9th, 2014 – 4pm link to more information   ******************************************************* BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND “Home Truths: Photography, Motherhood and Identity”  Exhibition curated by Susan Bright … Continue reading

Award & Screenings

 ******************************************************** NEWS    Ann Fessler Receives ADOPTEE TRAILBLAZER Award The 2014 Adoptee Trailblazer award was announced at the Eighth Biennial Adoption Conference at St. John’s University on May 31, 2014. The Adoptee Trailblazer award is to honor an adult adoptee whose work inspires and is foundational for future adoptee professionals in adoption and foster care work. The award is  unique in that it … Continue reading

Spring Screenings A GIRL LIKE HER

  SCREENINGS COMING UP SOON!    BALTIMORE  Maryland Institute College of Art – Baltimore, Maryland Wednesday, April 9, 2014 – 4:00 PM Screening followed by a Q & A with Director, Ann Fessler Studio Center Auditorium 131 W. North Avenue (near corner of North Ave. & Howard St.) Free & open to the public   … Continue reading

THANKS, it’s been a great year for A GIRL LIKE HER!

  Thanks for a Great Year! As we near the end of 2013, I want to thank all of the moms who have allowed me to use their voices in “A GIRL LIKE HER”. Thanks to all of the audience members who turned out for screenings and to the writers  and critics who have spread the … Continue reading

NOVEMBER SCREENINGS OF A GIRL LIKE HER

  Check out the new piece by Dan Schindel written for “nonfics” titled, “The Doc Option: Before ‘Philomeda’ Watch ‘A Girl Like Her’ “ http://nonfics.com/doc-option-philomena-watch-girl-like/   NOVEMBER SCREENINGS  of A GIRL LIKE HER    Thanks to everyone who came to the screening at Real Art Ways Cinema, in Hartford, CT  on Nov. 9th sponsored by ACCESS Connecticut   … Continue reading

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