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Joanne Martin: A Life in Miniature

A film by first-time Director Stephanie Lewis and edited and co-directed by Eris, Joanne Martin: A Life in Miniature is about a woman who has been a miniaturist, a businesswoman, a museum president, a girl scout leader, a teacher, a student, a mother, a daughter, and most of all, an indomitable human spirit.

  • Stephanie Lewis
  • Margaret Correll, Assistant Producer
  • Stephanie Lewis
  • Eris
    Assistant Director
  • Stephanie Lewis
  • Eris
    Film Editor
  • Joanne Martin
    Key Cast
  • Fay Stamm-Nichols
    Key Cast
  • Jessica Duncan
    Key Cast
  • Joe Zerbolio
    Key Cast
  • Fay Zerbolio
    Key Cast
  • Darlene Carter
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 35 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    25,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Stephanie Lewis

Originally from St. Louis, Stephanie Lewis has lived in Arkansas since 1995. She is a visual artist by training, working in painting, drawing, and printmaking. She's a professor of art and art history and Chair of Visual Arts and Media at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville. Film is a new medium for her and documentaries are her favorite film genre.

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Director Statement

As a visual artist primarily, it has been a solitary experience. I find the process of film making more satisfying because of its collaborative nature, its newness to me as a medium, and its immense potential for storytelling and conveying meaning.