Cynthia Wade

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Cynthia Wade's 2008 documentary Freeheld won a 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject, Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, and 13 other awards. She was a lead producer on the 2015 fictionalized adaptation of Freeheld, starring Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell and Michael Shannon. Wade's 2013 HBO documentary ... See full bio »

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Grit Director
Shelter Dogs Director
Freeheld Director
Born Sweet Director


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 2012 Whole New Person (Documentary short) (completed)
 2021 Sproutland (Short)
 2018/II Grit (Documentary)
 2017 Hep C Free (Documentary short)
 2016 Generation Startup (Documentary) (co-director)
 2015 #EndTheMommyWars (Documentary short)
 2015 Heart Felt (Documentary)
 2014/II Selfie (Documentary short)
 2012 Mondays at Racine (Documentary short)
 2011 Growing Hope Against Hunger (TV Movie) (documentary director)
 2010 Born Sweet (Documentary short)
 2007 Freeheld: The Legacy of Laurel Hester (Documentary short)
 2007 Freeheld (Documentary short)
 2003 Shelter Dogs (Documentary)
 1999 Grist for the Mill (Documentary)
 1995 Almost Home (Documentary short)
 1983 America Undercover (TV Series documentary) (episode "Shelter Dogs")
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