Sue Vicory, born in DeKalb, Illinois, is an award-winning filmmaker. She founded the non-profit production company Heartland Films, Inc. Her first film was entitled "Homelessness & the Power of One", which debuted in 2005. Vicory’s next documentary, "Kansas City Jazz & Blues; Past, Present & Future" debuted in 2010 at the Gem theater on 18th & Vine in Kansas City and aired on PBS in 2011. Vicory also produced the documentary "One" which premiered in 2014 and subsequently won a Telly Award. Her short narrative film "Absent" was made in 2014 and won 1st place in the Audience Choice Awards at the San Diego film festival and won a 2015 Telly Award.
Vicory is a strong supporter of women film makers and created Team XX, the first ever all women team to enter the 48-hour San Diego film project. The team of 25 women created the film "Down Stage" which won a 2016 Telly award. Vicory also created the website "Women Documentary Filmmakers" to support the visibility of women documentary filmmakers from around the world.
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The collection consists of raw video recordings of interviews and live performances of Kansas City jazz and blues musicians that were used to create the 2011 documentary "Kansas City Jazz & Blues: Past, Present & Future", produced and directed by Sue Vicory.