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INDIGO GIRLS

Synopsis

An intimate look into the lives of one of the most iconic folk-rock bands in America – the Indigo Girls. With never-before-seen archival and intimate vérité the film dives into the songwriting and storytelling of the music that transformed a generation.

The Filmmakers

Alexandria Bombach Director

Alexandria Bombach is an award-winning documentary director from Santa Fe, New Mexico. As the cinematographer and editor of her films, she is known for a distinct intimacy with her subjects. Her recent work has focused on exploring ethics in journalism and advocacy, and challenging misperceptions of the refugee crisis. Her feature-length documentary, ON HER SHOULDERS (2018), won Best Directing in the US Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival, was nominated for two Film Independent Spirit Awards, and was shortlisted for the Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature. Her first feature-length documentary, FRAME BY FRAME (2015) premiered at SXSW and went on to win over 25 film festival awards. Alexandria is the founder of the Santa Fe Editing & Writing Residency, a 2019 Sundance Institute Momentum Fellow, and a 2019 Chicken & Egg Award Fellow.

Jessica Devaney Producer

Jessica Devaney is the founder and president of Multitude Films, an LGBTQ-led independent production company dedicated to telling stories by and about underrepresented communities. Her latest feature documentary, PRAY AWAY, produced in association with Blumhouse, was slated to premiere in competition at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival and was chosen as a “critics pick” by The Hollywood Reporter. She produced ALWAYS IN SEASON (Independent Lens), which premiered in competition at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival where it won the Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency and was then nominated for an IDA Award. Other recent films include THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED (Tribeca 2018, POV), dubbed “a real-world conspiracy thriller” by Variety; Peabody-nominated ROLL RED ROLL (Tribeca 2018, POV), and Critic’s Choice-nominated SPEED SISTERS (Hot Docs 2015, NETFLIX), which The New York Times called “subtly rebellious and defiantly optimistic.” Additional credits include CALL CENTER BLUES (SXSW 2020, TOPIC), LOVE THE SINNER (Tribeca 2017, Amazon), CALL HER GANDA (Tribeca 2018, POV), and NAILA & THE UPRISING (IDFA 2017, PBS). Jessica co-founded the Queer Producers Collective and was a Sundance Edit and Story Lab fellow, Women at Sundance fellow, and Sundance Creative Producing Lab advisor. She received DOC NYC and TOPIC’s inaugural 40 under 40 Award, the 2019 Cinereach Producers Award, and is an AMPAS Documentary Branch member. 

Kathlyn Horan Producer

Kathlyn Horan is an award-winning independent producer whose latest documentary project, BREAKING 2, won the 2018 Cannes Lion Gold & Silver, Gold and Silver Clios, and Ad Age’s Creativity Award. The project brought together two iconic brands, National Geographic and Nike in a feature documentary following the journey to break the 2-hour marathon barrier. The project spanned six countries on three continents, was globally released and has 6 million views on YouTube. Her recent documentary, THE IF PROJECT, had its World Premiere at Seattle International Film Festival, won the Lena Sharp Award for Persistence of Vision and a Special Jury Prize. She has produced commercials for major brands, music videos for Grammy winning artists, and award winning scripted films from the prestigious AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women and Toronto Film Festival Lab. Her projects have screened around the globe and are always geared toward building a greater connection among communities.