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Melissa (Eme) Eidson is a filmmaker, with write-ups in and Variety magazines. Her first documentary film, El Barrio, about life in the Tepito neighborhood of Mexico City, was screened at the Berlin and Cannes film festivals, and won the Best Documentary and Founder's Choice Award at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. Her second documentary, No Son Invisibles: Maya Women and Microfinance featuring Muhammad Yunus, was screened at Cannes, Torino, Roma, Guadalajara, Tehran, Seattle Latino, Del Rey Beach, and Dubai film festivals, and is held in many university libraries around the globe and is streaming on Alexander Street in the Ethnographic Collection. Her current documentary, Slow Fashion, has recently been distributed with Docsville and The Filmmakers' Cooperative, NYC.

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