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Pam Roark: Iraq War Nurse

Pam Roark: Iraq War Nurse is a short documentary about Captain Pam Roark – a Navy nurse whose life-long passion and commitment resulted in an exciting story of female military leadership.

  • Natasha Sharapova
  • Daniel Leonard Bernardi
    The American War
  • Natasha Sharapova
  • Andrés Gallegos
    Director of Photography
    From Mexico to Vietnam: A Chicano Story
  • Pam Roark
    Key Cast
    "as Herself"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Women in the Military, War (Iraq), Veteran
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Distribution Information
  • El Dorado Films
    Sales Agent
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Natasha Sharapova

Natasha Sharapova is an award-winning filmmaker and a film educator at San Francisco State University. Before joining SFSU, Natasha taught film at The New Moscow Film School (Moscow, Russia) and Academy of Art University (San Francisco, US). During the last 10 years Natasha produced over a hundred of short-form documentaries for several interactive museums in Russia (Moscow Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center, Triumph gallery, Yeltsin Center for Russian Democracy, etc). Natasha’s documentary series “Jewish Lives” earned her several producing awards. Her directorial debut - a short film, RACE toured a variety of international film festivals in 2018. Natasha is currently in the making of a hybrid animated documentary, Your Number’s Up. The film focuses on the totalitarian realities of Putin’s Russia.

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Director Statement

As a person originally coming from theoretical background, I’ve always admired how film is capable to reflect on things that can’t be verbalized. My artistic goal is to reveal via cinema the patterns one wouldn’t ever see with the naked eye.