By Jeff Piorkowski
Special to Cleveland.com
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio - When the decomposing bodies of 11 women were found in October 2009 in and around the Imperial Avenue home of Anthony Sowell, the news hit like a sledgehammer in Cleveland, but also sent shock waves across the country, and even the world...
By Rachel Montpelier
Women and Hollywood
Based out of Cleveland, Ohio, Laura Paglin is a producer and director who has made a name for herself by bringing the stories of marginalized communities to a worldwide audience. Paglin’s prior work includes “The Nightowls of Coventry,” “Shadow of the Swan: A Composer’s Story,” “No Umbrella: Election Day in the City,” “Facing Forward,” and “Facing Forward: A Student’s Story.” “No Umbrella” premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by HBO Documentary Films, while “Facing Forward: A Student’s Story” was nationally broadcast on PBS.
“Unseen” will premiere at the 2016 DOC NYC film festival on November 11…
By David C. Barnett
This past week, the story of frustration in a Cleveland “wait line” has been favorably received by Sundance audiences. After a Tuesday screening of her 26-minute documentary short “No Umbrella - Election Day in the City,” director Laura Paglin was asked questions about her depiction of the chaos at a Hough neighborhood polling place in November of 2004...