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Pigeon Girl

Maryam is a 10-year old girl with a love that borders on obsession. In this coming of age story, she embarks on a mission to protect and save injured pigeons.

  • Whitney Legge
  • Laura Tejero
  • Darcy Padilla
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 14, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Whitney Legge

Whitney Legge grew up in a small town on the coast of Maine and after graduating high school relocated to Guatemala to develop photography programs for at-risk youths. In 2008, Whitney was accepted to the San Francisco Art Institute where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Photography and honored with the John Collier Humanitarian Award. After graduation Whitney helped organize and lead DocuPhoto a public lecture series with acclaimed documentary photographers and filmmakers. She works for The Asia Foundation as Senior Producer producing documentary short films. Whitney’s personal photography and films explore themes of family, identity, and social issues such as immigration and poverty and has screened at Full Frame, SF DocFest, UNAFF, Global Voices, and Sonoma International Film Festival. In 2019, Whitney Legge won the best student short documentary at Full Frame.

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