Tara Miele had a student film project premiere at Slamdance 20 years ago... and she's had a long and fascinating road to get to Sundance in 2020 with her feature Wander Darkly, starring Sienna Miller and Diego Luna.
We talk about how Time's Up and #MeToo saved her life, allowing her to be accepted in the industry as a professional filmmaker. She's juggled her family life with her career and made great sacrifices to carve out time to write her films. After doing micro-budget films and directing for television, she managed to bring this very personal and inspiring story to life.
And for another interview with a great female filmmaker, check out our podcast with Malin Ackerman. Enjoy!
Check out the trailer for Wander Darkly below!
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This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by George Edelman and Jeffrey Reeser.