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Kara White

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Hemlock Films
Kara White
(216) 712-1446 phone
Twinsburg, OH 44087

Kara is an award-winning Director and Producer of documentaries, museum films, short films, web videos, and commercials. She has recently completed her new film "Witness to Revolution: One Doctor's Story of the Xinhai Revolution" that will air on PBS nationwide in 2024-2025, and has received another Emmy nomination for Directing.

With a love for storytelling and passion for tales of strong women in history, she has Directed the documentary films Rise Above: WASP about the Women Airforce Service Pilots from WWII, and PBS' Beyond the Powder, telling the story of the first women's cross-country air race and the women who still race today. She excels at highlighting the beauty of people's passions and getting the audience to feel that emotion and making them care about the subjects.

She has received multiple Emmy nominations for Director, Writing, and Research and has won Emmy awards for Writing, Best Documentary, and Technical Achievement, along with multiple film festival awards. Her current project is a historical documentary titled Witness to Revolution, scheduled to air on PBS nationally in 2024. She produced the Emmy Award winning documentaries The Restorers (TV series) and Space Chase USA for PBS, and Rise Above: Tuskegee Airmen. Her feature length script, The Aviatrix, was selected as a finalist in the Hollywood International Diversity Film Festival.

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