Click here for a list of live SCREENINGS
and the NATIONAL BROADCAST of
"Ruth Stone's Vast Library of the Female Mind":
Our new film, "PASSION IN A PANDEMIC: Making Opera at Hanover High School
How did a group of talented public high school singers cope during the Pandemic? They learned opera! Witness their dreams and challenges, as well as their exquisite singing in this candid view of teenagers during a difficult time. Scheduled to air on NETA in 2023.
Icarus Films has acquired worldwide distribution rights for Nora Jacobson's other new film, "Ruth Stone's Vast Library of the Female Mind" (2022) about iconic American poet Ruth Stone. In addition to screening on the West Coast this Spring and summer, The film will be broadcast nationally on American Public Television starting in March. Check out our screenings page to find locations near you.
Nora Jacobson is an award winning filmmaker who writes and directs narrative feature films and documentaries. She is devoted to telling character-driven stories that explore the intersection of place, ethnicity, gender and social justice. She believes that the first steps in advancing social change come from provoking meaningful discourse. Recently she has become fascinated by real stories from the past, and is developing two films and a television series about little-known people from New England who played important roles in shaping our nation's path to the present.
Works in Progress
Director's Reel (Narrative films)
Clips from Delivered Vacant
Clips from Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie
Living beings flock. Humans flock to celebrate, mourn, protest. No one really understands why birds, insects and mammals flock. The humans in this short film are flocking in White River Junction, Vermont to protest ICE raids, to celebrate Halloween, and to mourn the passing of a beloved young man.
More information coming soon.