Laurie Kahn’s first film, A Midwife’s Tale, was based on the 18th century diary of midwife Martha Ballard and Laurel Ulrich’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name. It won film festival awards and a national Emmy for Outstanding Non-Fiction. Her film Tupperware! (MVFF 2003) was broadcast in more than 20 countries, won the George Foster Peabody Award and was nominated for a national Best Nonfiction Director Emmy. Kahn previously worked on Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, The American Experience, Frontline’s “Crisis in Central America,” All Things Considered, and Time Out. She is a resident scholar at Brandeis’s Women’s Studies Research Center.