Filmmaker Abigail Disney Discusses Role Of Women In International Conflicts
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
KPBS -- Women are often the ones who suffer the most during conflicts, while men are the ones who are celebrated for their accomplishments during times of war. A new series produced exclusively for the PBS audience is hoping to shine a light on the contribution women are making in conflicts happening around the world. We speak to filmmaker and philanthropist Abigail Disney about the new series Women, War & Peace.
Abigail Disney, producer of Women, War & Peace, which is a new series created for PBS that focuses on women's role in war and other conflicts. Abigail is also producer of Pray the Devil Back to Hell, and granddaughter of Roy Disney.
The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego gave a screening the film "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" on March 8. (Full Story)
Abigail Disney is listed in this week’s Newsweek as one of the top 150 Women Who Shake the World.