How Fanny Mendelssohn’s “Hiob Cantata” Inspired Me to Become a Screenwriter
This film is an opportunity to help rescue Fanny Mendelssohn from near-obscurity; and to do the same for me.
New York Times
At age thirty-four, I hit a glass ceiling I’d never even realized could exist.
my actual life
wasn’t in her brand
She’d had enough answering to men; Fanny had determined to answer only to the God who had given her this talent.
because I needed tobecause I needed to
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