Cynthia Salzman Mondell

Cynthia Salzman Mondell

Director, Producer, Writer
Media Projects Inc.

Cynthia Salzman Mondell is an award-winning filmmaker and playwright who believes that film can make a difference in people˝s lives.

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Cynthia Salzman Mondell is an award- winning filmmaker and playwright who believes that films

can make a difference in people's lives. She has partnered with Allen Mondell for most of her

work. Together they have made over 40 films including the 6 films about the life,

death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy for the Sixth Floor Museum at

Dealey Plaza SISTERS OF '77 the story about how a government funded women's political

conference set the agenda for the Second wave of feminism with Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem.

and Ann Richards and DREAMS OF EQUALITY for the Women_x0019_s National Historical Park.

SISTERS OF _x0019_77 was broadcast on Independent Lens. A REASON TO LIVE about depression

and suicide has resonated with many young people.

Some of her personal documentaries include Louie, Louie: A Portrait in Parkinson_x0019_s, the

personal journey of her family_x0019_s struggle to cope with their father_x0019_s 30-year battle with the

debilitating effects of Parkinson_x0019_s disease. and The

Industry Awards
Film and Television Gracie Award. She is one of the founders and past president of Women In Film

_x0013_ Dallas, is past president of the steering committee of New Day Films, a nationally known

independent film cooperative, and was an artist-in-residence at the University of Texas at Dallas. .

She is a founding member of Women In FilmDallas and member of New York Women In Film. She

is a member of Leadership America, Leadership Texas, the Dallas Summit and the Dallas

Producer_x0019_s Association.