1. Gwendolen Cates, Producer/Director

    Gwendolen Cates, an award-winning photographer and author, made her filmmaking debut with Water Flowing Together. Her book Indian Country (Grove Press, 2001) was reviewed as one of the top 10 illustrated books of the year by USA Today, and received other critical accolades including being featured on Oprah. Over the course of Cates’s 20-year career, her photographs have been published as covers and features in major publications such as Parade, Men’s Journal, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, GQ, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, Time, and People. Her next film is Mourning in the Garden of Eden, about the cultural destruction of Iraq during this war. A native New Yorker who attended the University of Chicago, she resides in Manhattan.