DIRECTOR: KIM LONGINOTTO
Dreamcatcher follows Brenda Myers-Powel, a former Chicago prostitute who helps women and teenage girls break the cycle of abuse and exploitation - and lays bare the hidden violence that devastates the lives of young women, their families and the communities they live in.
Kim Longinotto (born 1952) is a British documentary film maker, well known for making films that highlight the plight of female victims of oppression or discrimination. Longinotto has made more than 20 films, usually featuring inspiring women and girls at their core. She’s delved into female genital mutilation in Kenya (The Day I Will Never Forget), women standing up to rapists in India (Pink Saris), and the story of Salma, an Indian Muslim woman who smuggled poetry out to the world while locked up by her family for decades.