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Francine Cavanaugh

Roles: Director

Francine Cavanaugh previously co-directed and produced Boom–The Sound of Eviction (2002) along with Adams Wood.  It was a feature-length documentary about the social repercussions of San Francisco’s dot-com boom and bust, which Variety called “a powerful cautionary statement.” Their second feature, On Coal River (2010), premiered at AFI/Silverdocs, screened at numerous other festivals and on Capitol Hill, and was nominated for an IFP/Gotham Award. Francine found her way to film through theater and dance in 1999.  She and Adams Wood currently live in Asheville, NC with their 6-year old son.

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On Coal River

(US, 2011, 80min)