Heather O’Neill’s insightful documentary No Ordinary Life will World Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2021. Featuring Interviews with frontline camera women Maria Fleet, Jane Evans, Cynde Strand, Mary Rogers, Margaret Moth and Christiane Amanpour, the documentary immerses viewers in the experience of being behind the camera, through their point of view. The sounds, the reading of faces, the split-second decisions and their sense of what was about to unfold.
In a field dominated by men, five pioneering camera women went to the frontlines of wars, revolutions and disasters to find the truth. As colorful as accomplished, they made their mark by capturing some of the most iconic images from Tiananmen Square to the Arab Spring uprising, but the world doesn’t know it was these brave women behind the camera. In the midst of unfolding chaos, the pictures they took both shocked and informed the world.
Watch the trailer for No Ordinary Life.
Heather O’Neill is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker. No Ordinary Life is her directorial debut on a feature documentary film.