REDISCOVERING KATE CAREW

Rediscovering Kate Carew features a prolific female journalist, caricaturist, and artist affiliated with the major newspapers of her day (1897-1920), among them William Randolph Hearst’s San Francisco Examiner;New York papers such as The New York Tribune and Joseph Pulitzer’s New York World , and London magazines The Tatler and The Patrician. At the time she published her caricatures under the pseudonym of Kate Carew (1900 to 1920), she was touted as the only woman in a male-dominated field, Kate Carew created groundbreaking theatrical reviews and “Carew-cactures” of celebrities from Mark Twain to the Wright Brothers,Pablo Picasso, Ethel Barrymore, Sarah Bernhardt, Jack Johnson, Theodore Roosevelt, D.W. Griffith, the Gish sisters and more. Kate Carew wrote and captured the rise of early Broadway during the early 1900’s; and the urban explosion of New York as a world class city.

A film produced by Jaffa Films, LLC

Producer/Director: Barnard Jaffier

Writer: Anna Jhirad

Editors: Lewis Erskine and Laia Cabrera

Assistant Editor: Charles Jones

Composer: Felipe Uribe

Animator/Illustrator: Franklyn Espinoza

Executive Producer: Samuel Pollard

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