Documentary First Podcast | The Girl Who Wore Freedom

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Episode 85: Emerging!

Christian gives a summary of all the exciting happenings during the Chagrin Doc Fest. Listen to hear about new awards, press, and distribution deals for “The Girl Who Wore Freedom” movie.

 

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Our Hosts

Christian Taylor

Director, Writer, Narrator and Executive Producer of The Girl Who Wore Freedom. Christian is the first-time filmmaker whose adventure we’re following on this podcast!

Josh Lindsay

Co-host to The Movie Proposal Podcast, the most creative movie podcast. Father to 3 fantastic kids. Husband to the lovely Angie. A good ol’ Midwesterner through and through.

Jason Rugg

Co-Host, Jason Rugg is the production manager, lead editor and lead animator at Phil Vischer Enterprises, one of the leading faith-based children’s animation studios.

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