Laurie Kahn

Watertown, MA

I love making films about seemingly small stories that reveal the complexities (often epic in scope) that are left out of conventional narratives -- stories that might seem insignificant to others, but not to me.

I made a film about the life and world of an 18th century midwife and healer who moved to Maine during the American Revolution ("A Midwife's Tale", based on the book by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich), and that film won a primetime EMMY, as well as many other awards. It...

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