Dawn Schwartz Plus

Brooklyn, NY

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Dawn Schwartz is a film producer and filmmaker in New York. She has an MFA in Social Documentary Film from the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Her current film, WORLD ON A STRING, explores the vibrant subculture of the yo-yo community as players compete in the World Yo-Yo Contest. If you combine documentary favorites Spellbound and Dogtown and Z-Boys, you'll have WORLD ON A STRING: it's the story of an underground community full of innovation, loss, friendship, and coming of age set against the backdrop of a dramatic competition. It’s a documentary film that leaves viewers feeling satisfied, enlightened, and motivated to follow their passions.

Dawn grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University in Boston, Massachusetts.


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  2. Tom Starkweather
  3. Ariane West
  4. Hanzhang Shen AKA Nancy
  5. Caleb Heller
  6. Sasha Friedlander
  7. Pilar Haile-Damato
  8. Follow Your Nose Films
  9. Jenni Morello
  10. Ben Nimkin
  11. Georgia Gruzen
  13. Niki Bhattacharya
  14. Heather Fisch
  15. Mae B.
  16. Carolina Gonzalez
  17. Latoya Charisse Flowers

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