STRONG | Donna Zaccaro: A "Strong Woman" State of Mind

STRONG | Donna Zaccaro: A "Strong Woman" State of Mind

Attorney Roberta Kaplan (left) and Edie Windsor (right) in To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor

Yes, New Yorker Donna Zaccaro is proudly the daughter of Geraldine Ferraro, who ran for U.S. Vice President in 1984 as Walter Mondale’s running mate -- the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party.

And she is so much more.

Donna Zaccaro (left) and mother Geraldine Ferraro (right). Photo Courtesy Of: Donna Zaccaro

Formerly a long-time award-winning producer for the “Today” show at NBC News, Donna has also worked in politics, public affairs marketing and communications, and investment banking and she founded and serves as President of New York-based media production companies Dazzling Media and nonprofit Ferrodonna Features, Inc., the mission of which is to produce films about women, women’s issues, and social justice. Among her projects, she has directed and produced the full-length feature documentaries: Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way (2014) and To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor (2017).

Click the price in the upper right corner to purchase Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way


Press play to watch the movie trailer for To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor

Appropriately for Women’s History Month, with Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way, Donna created a film to keep her mother's legacy alive for future generations.

To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor memorializes another life, Edie Windsor’s, and her fight for marriage equality alongside her attorney Roberta Kaplan. “Made by a New York woman, about New York women who made history, it is riveting, impactful, and not to be missed” says Brette McSweeney, the Executive Director of The Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Committee.

See below for a list of upcoming screenings across the country (New York date in bold):

Sunday, April 1 at 12 pm in Boston, MA: LGBT Film Festival: Museum of Fine Arts.

Friday, April 6 at 3:30 pm in Vail, CO: Vail Film Festival at CinéBistro at Solaris, 141 East Meadow Drive, #104.

Saturday, April 7 at 6 pm in Vail, CO: Vail Film Festival at Blue Starlite Cinema, 1300 Westhaven Drive.

Sunday, April 22 at 2:30 pm in Miami Beach, FL: OUTshine Film Festival at Regal Cinemas South Beach, 1120 Lincoln Road.

Thursday, April 26 at 6 pm in NYC: Manhattan Film Festival at Cinema Village 22 East 12th Street.

Monday, May 14 at 7 pm in Nashville, TN: Nashville Film Festival at Regal Hollywood 27, 719 Thompson Lane.

Wednesday, May 16 at 12:30 pm in Nashville, TN: Nashville Film Festival, Regal Hollywood 27, 719 Thompson Lane.


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