65th Cork International Film Festival Industry

Doc Day Keynote: Abigail Disney

Expired November 30, 2020 11:59 PM
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An intimate in-conversation between documentary producer, philanthropist and activist Abigail Disney and CIFF Festival Director & CEO Fiona Clark for Doc Day, in which Disney speaks about her career in film, her advocacy work, and her philanthropic pursuits in the film world and beyond.

The Armor of Light screens as part of Cork International Film Festival 2020, and is available to view here.

Abigail Disney Bio:

Abigail E. Disney is a filmmaker, philanthropist and the CEO and president of Fork Films.

Disney’s longtime passion for women’s issues and peace building culminated in producing her first film, PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HELL (winner, Best Documentary Feature, Tribeca Film Festival 2008). She then executive produced the five-part PBS series, WOMEN, WAR & PEACE. Her executive producing and producing credits include Fork Films supported films 1971, CITIZEN KOCH, FAMILY AFFAIR, HOT GIRLS WANTED, THE INVISIBLE WAR (2012 Academy Award Nominee, Best Documentary Feature), RETURN and SUN COME UP (2011 Academy Award Nominee, Best Documentary Short).

Her most recent projects include Fork Films original productions THE TRIALS OF SPRING, which she executive produced, and THE ARMOR OF LIGHT, her directorial debut.

Fork Films Filmography: https://www.forkfilms.com/projects/

Presented in partnership with Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, and supported by Screen Skills Ireland.

  • Runtime
    47 minutes