Thank You To The Snyder Foundation for their Match Grant of $10,000

IN HER SHOES captures the poignant stories of female inmates who reflect on their lives through their shoes in Sandra Lara’s art class. They look at where they’ve been, where they are and where they are going and in what … Continue reading

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Films Presented at Williams College

Allen and Cynthia talk about 40 years of filmmaking and their new projects at Williams College in Williamstown, MA.

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BEAUTY IN THE BRICKS Returns to West Dallas

“This film changed my life. Now it will change others.”- Olinka Green She was 12 when she first saw Allen Mondell and Cynthia Salzman’s award-winning film ‘Beauty in the Bricks’. Even in the bleakness of a West Dallas housing project … Continue reading

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Tifereth Israel Screened West of Hester Street

In the early 1900’s our government supported quotas on Jewish immigration. A full audience watched our film WEST OF HESTER STREET at Tiferith Israel and shared their families stories.

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Check out KERA’s Art & Seek Article

Great Interview with Miguel Perez.  He captured our stories about how our films have impacted people.

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THANK YOU for Supporting 40 Years of Filmmaking

Forty years of filmmaking will be condensed in an hour-long Retrospective film to air on KERA’s Frame of Mind September 14th.  We have culled through 40 films to showcase some of our work.  The memories have given us the energy … Continue reading

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SISTERS of ’77 Starts celebrating the 40th

Cynthia spoke to a group of National Endowment for the Humanities’ scholars studying the National Women’s Political Conference that took place 40 years ago November 17.  Sisters of ’77 will be featured at a commemorative event at the University of … Continue reading

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Women’s March Film At Art Fair

Image From The Women’s March: a film short by Cynthia Salzman Mondell. Vignette Women’s Art Fair showing Wednesday, April 5th, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Women’s Museum building at Fair Park (3800 Parry Street). This is A Texas … Continue reading

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WEST OF HESTER STREET – Immigration Then and Now

Congregration Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas screened WHST Sunday, March 26th to a vibrant audience. The Government vs Immigrants is an historical challenge in America. Our film shows how the Jewish community brought in thousands of immigrants in through the Galveston … Continue reading

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Film to Celebrate Activist Pancho Medrano

Over 500 people gave a standing ovation to the  film about the Beloved Activist Pancho Medrano at the Latino Cultural Center. All the Mondells worked on this short film .. Hopefully there will be longer one  that will inspire young … Continue reading

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