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Ricki Stern

Ricki Stern is a director, producer and writer whose films have shown on HBO and PBS. She is the co-director with Annie Sundberg and a producer of THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK a production of Break Thru Films (Sundance 2007, Gotham Award nominee), theatrically released by International Film Circuit, airing on National Geographic (February 2008). The film has won over seven festival awards, including Best International Film at Brit Docs. Ricki and Annie have been recognized with the Best Female Filmmakers Award- San Diego Film Festival, Adrienne Shelly Excellence in Filmmaking Award and Lena Sharpe/Women in Cinema Persistence of Vision Award – Seattle International Film Festival.

Ricki recently co-directed and co-produced with Annie Sundberg the award-winning documentary THE TRAILS OF DARRYL HUNT a production of Break Thru Films, about a man who spent 20 years in prison for a brutal rape/murder he did not commit. “The Trials of Darryl Hunt” (Sundance 2006) was a 2007 Independent Spirit Award nominee for Best Documentary and has won more than twenty festival awards to date. The film premiered on HBO early 2007, followed by a theatrical and DVD release, October 2007 (THINKFilm).

Ricki is the director and co-producer of the award winning In My Corner, a documentary film on the world of amateur boxing and the lives of the young men who train in the South Bronx. The film was nationally broadcast as part of PBS' award winning documentary series P.O.V. (Point of View). She directed and produced the EMMY nominated Neglect Not The Children, a documentary about a Harlem based youth program. Neglect Not The Children was hosted by Morgan Freeman and nationally aired on PBS. Ricki’s producing credits include the HBO’s series on forensic science "Autopsy I, II, III” and "Murder 9 to 5," on workplace violence. Ricki is the author of a children’s book series “Beryl Bean: Mighty Adventurer of the Planet” published by HarperCollins. She founded Break Thru Films, inc. in 1990. The company is currently working on the feature film version of Darryl Hunt’s story.

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

$24.95 | 84 minutes

(2010) - Director, Screenwriter

Joan Rivers launched her career as a standup comic in the early '60s, a time when female comedians were few and far between, and after several years of working nightclubs to unresponsive audiences, she was booked on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING&hellip…

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The Devil Came On Horseback

$15.95 | 85 minutes

(2007) - Director, Producer, Writer

Using the exclusive photographs and first hand testimony of former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle, THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK takes the viewer on an emotionally charged journey into the heart of Darfur, Sudan, where an Arab run government&hellip…

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The Devil Came On Horseback: (fewer than 250 people) - SCREENING KIT

$150.00 | 85 minutes

(2007) - Director, Producer, Writer

Using the exclusive photographs and first hand testimony of former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle, THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK takes the viewer on an emotionally charged journey into the heart of Darfur, Sudan, where an Arab run government&hellip…

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The Devil Came On Horseback: (250 people or more) - SCREENING KIT

$300.00 | 85 minutes

(2007)

Using the exclusive photographs and first hand testimony of former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle, THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK takes the viewer on an emotionally charged journey into the heart of Darfur, Sudan, where an Arab run government&hellip…

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The Devil Came On Horseback: (Digibeta Loan) - SCREENING KIT

$510.00 | 85 minutes

(2007)

Using the exclusive photographs and first hand testimony of former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle, THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK takes the viewer on an emotionally charged journey into the heart of Darfur, Sudan, where an Arab run government&hellip…

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The Trials of Darryl Hunt: (Audiences under 250) - SCREENING KIT

$155.00 | 107 minutes

(2006) - Director, Producer, Writer

Groups across the Globe are screening The Trials of Darryl Hunt. With footage culled from a 20-year period this documentary tells the tale of shocking racial bias in the American South as the murder trial of Darryl Hunt winds to a terrible&hellip…

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The Trials of Darryl Hunt: (Audiences over 250) - SCREENING KIT

$305.00 | 107 minutes

(2006)

Groups across the Globe are screening The Trials of Darryl Hunt. With footage culled from a 20-year period this documentary tells the tale of shocking racial bias in the American South as the murder trial of Darryl Hunt winds to a terrible&hellip…

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The Trials of Darryl Hunt: (Digibeta Loan) - SCREENING KIT

$510.00 | 107 minutes

(2006)

Groups across the Globe are screening The Trials of Darryl Hunt. With footage culled from a 20-year period this documentary tells the tale of shocking racial bias in the American South as the murder trial of Darryl Hunt winds to a terrible&hellip…

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The Trials of Darryl Hunt: (35mm Loan) - SCREENING KIT

$510.00 | 107 minutes

(2006)

Groups across the Globe are screening The Trials of Darryl Hunt. With footage culled from a 20-year period this documentary tells the tale of shocking racial bias in the American South as the murder trial of Darryl Hunt winds to a terrible&hellip…

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