Ahead of the Tribeca Film Festival Premiere of <em>In Her Name</em>, Sarah Carter Reflects on Its Making
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Ahead of the Tribeca Film Festival Premiere of In Her Name, Sarah Carter Reflects on Its Making

Actor, producer, writer and now director, Sarah Carter, has her first Tribeca-bound feature film, In Her Name, premiering June 12. With this directorial debut, Carter shys away from nothing, rather taking on life's biggest subjects: family ties, marital strains, motherhood, purpose and death. The work, much-inspired by the bravery and ambition of Lebanese abstract artist Huguette Caland, and driven by a palpable feminine force, is a classic Hollywood tableau: black and white, with moments of darkness and light. It speaks from a place of freedom—creative freedom—and casts an empowered, female gaze upon a sequence of difficult decisions. Ultimately, it's the current of maternal leadership and love that moves the story forward, inspiring reflection, compassion, forgiveness, and healing.

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