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Assistant Editor | Feature Documentary | 2022


Directed and produced by Bridget Murnane

Edited by Alex Bushe

A feature-length, documentary film about the life, influence and impact of California-based artist, and activist Bella Lewitzky. 

The film, Bella, is about the life, influence and impact of California-based artist and activist Bella Lewitzky. Described as" of the greatest American dancers of our age," (Walter Terry) Bella Lewitzky was a talented, strong, out-spoken artist, who dedicated her creative life to protect the rights of every American citizen. Designated one of America's Irreplaceable Dance Treasures by the Dance Heritage Coalition and awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton, Lewitzky’s life demonstrates how a “uniquely Californian” artist with vision and tenacity can change the lives of her fellow citizens.

Official selections and screenings:

Montgomery International Film Festival (Best Documentary)
WRPN Women's International Film Festival (Award of Excellence)
Grand Rapids Film Festival (Honorable Mention)
Inspired Dance Film Festival (Honorable Mention)

Shenzhen International Film Festival (Best Documentary Feature Director)

Madrid International Film Festival

Valencia Indie Film Festival

Whistleblower Summit & Film Festival

Ferrara Film Festival

Docs Without Borders Film Festival


Film Stills

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