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Meagan Murphy

Director & Producer
Director, producer, writer, and alternative health advocate, Meagan Murphy defies cultural norms with her passionate out-of-the-box approach to solving feminine health issues. A seasoned interviewer and production manager, she has written and directed branded content for clients and media outlets since 1994, most recently for PBS. Meagan is the recipient of a Communications Award and a Blue Cross / Blue Shield Medical Journalism Fellowship and was a Time Inc. Health award finalist. She is the founder of Deliberate Healing Productions LLC, a boutique production company specializing in documentary content.
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Fernanda Rossi

Writer
Fernanda Rossi is an internationally renowned writer and speaker who has collaborated on more than five hundred fiction scripts and documentaries, including two documentaries nominated for an Academy Award®. Ms. Rossi has also served as Juror for the "Chicago International Film Festival" and a grant panelist for the New York State Council for the Arts and Latino Public Broadcast. She pens the monthly column "Ask the Documentary Doctor" for The Independent Film & Video Monhtly. Her work as a story consultant, workshop leader and filmmaker has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine, The New York Times and other publications. She has a degree in Film Production from the University of Buenos Aires.
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Miriam Cutler

Composer
Three time Emmy-nominated Composer, Miriam Cutler has an extensive background in scoring for independent film & TV projects, as well as two circuses. She wrote the scores for RBG (CNN) and Dark Money (PBS) which both premiered at Sundance 2017 and Love, Gilda (CNN) which premiered at Tribeca 2018. All three films had theatrical releases with RBG being one of the highest earning documentaries ever. RBG was nominated for an Oscar and four 2019 Primetime Emmys (1 for score), winning 1 Emmy. Love, Gilda was nominated for two Primetime Emmys (one for score) . Other highlights include BAFTA nominated Lost In La Mancha, Emmy winners One Last Hug, Vito, Ghosts of Abu Ghraib, Desert of Forbidden Art (score also nominated); Oscar-nominated shorts Poster Girl and Kings Point; Emmy nominated Ethel, Thin, and Pandemic: Facing Aids. Sundance Special Doc Jury Prize winners American Promise and License To Kill.

Who loves The Breast Archives?

Moms and Teens, Wellness enthusiasts, Womanists & Feminists,
Breast Cancer Survivors, & Men!

What happens when women talk openly about their breasts? The answer is beautiful.

85% of women are unhappy or ashamed of their breasts, robbing them of their feminine power and self-esteem. But what happens when a woman has a positive attitude and connection to her breasts - the life-giving source for food and pleasure?

From puberty through motherhood, menopause, and sometimes cancer, nine women speak candidly about their breasts in this daring and beautiful film by Meagan Murphy. With disarming honesty, their stories are at once enlightening and healing.

Anyone who has breast cancer or who knows someone with cancer will be grateful these brave women shared their journeys and that the film offers a roadmap for more conversations to happen at home, in the classroom and in the bedroom.

“I felt ashamed the moment my breasts started to come in because I thought they weren’t ‘normal.’ For years, I tried to hide behind tight bras and in the dark so no one would notice what I thought was an abnormality. I felt ugly and ashamed of my body. I wish my mother, or any trusted woman, would have talked to me about my breasts when I was young. She would have saved me years of shame and helped to boost my self-esteem."

The Breast Archives is a beautiful, insightful and transformative movie for any woman who has her own breast story living inside her.