Miriam Cutler

Poster Girl

2011
Poster Girl

Project Details

Released 2011
Production Company HBO/Portrayal Films/Directed by Sara Nesson
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Project Details

Synopsis


Robynn Murray was an all-American high-school cheerleader who became the poster girl for women in combat. But since returning from Iraq, she has fought an insidious foe: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This Oscar Nominated documentary short follows Robynn over the course of two years as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery and redemption through art and poetry.


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Credits


HBO/Portrayal Films


Directed and Shot by Sara Nesson


Produced by  Mitchell Block and Sara Nesson


Executive Produced by Sheila Nevins


Supervising Producer: Sara Bernstein


Editored by  Geof Bartz, A.C.E.


Original Score by Miriam Cutler


 


Awards & Festivals


Premiered 2010 TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL and screened in festivals all over the world including  HOT DOCS, IDFA, and MADRID


Broadcast Premier on HBO 2011


Academy Award Nomination, Best Documentary Short Subject 2011


Emmy nomination 2012,  News and Documentary Film: Outstanding Informational Programming


Emmy nomination 2012, for News and Documentary Film: Outstanding Achievement in a Craft - Editing


Winner, Best Documentary Short, International Documentary Association


One of 18 films chosen by the American Documentary Showcase to represent the U.S. State Department with documentary diplomacy abroad, 2011.


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Reviews


“Intimate, unflinching ” ~ The New York Times


“Packs a bigger wallop than most feature-length films”  ~ The Boston Globe


“A breathtaking look at a hidden war” ~ The Huffington Post



Project Details

Synopsis


Robynn Murray was an all-American high-school cheerleader who became the poster girl for women in combat. But since returning from Iraq, she has fought an insidious foe: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This Oscar Nominated documentary short follows Robynn over the course of two years as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery and redemption through art and poetry.


Visit POSTER GIRL on Facebook.


Credits


HBO/Portrayal Films


Directed and Shot by Sara Nesson


Produced by  Mitchell Block and Sara Nesson


Executive Produced by Sheila Nevins


Supervising Producer: Sara Bernstein


Editored by  Geof Bartz, A.C.E.


Original Score by Miriam Cutler


 


Awards & Festivals


Premiered 2010 TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL and screened in festivals all over the world including  HOT DOCS, IDFA, and MADRID


Broadcast Premier on HBO 2011


Academy Award Nomination, Best Documentary Short Subject 2011


Emmy nomination 2012,  News and Documentary Film: Outstanding Informational Programming


Emmy nomination 2012, for News and Documentary Film: Outstanding Achievement in a Craft - Editing


Winner, Best Documentary Short, International Documentary Association


One of 18 films chosen by the American Documentary Showcase to represent the U.S. State Department with documentary diplomacy abroad, 2011.


poster oscarnom2011  poster emmy 


poster awards2011 web header   poster hotdoc


 poster dos logo    poster telluride   poster idfa    


Reviews


“Intimate, unflinching ” ~ The New York Times


“Packs a bigger wallop than most feature-length films”  ~ The Boston Globe


“A breathtaking look at a hidden war” ~ The Huffington Post



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