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Vicory, Sue



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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Sue Vicory Collection

Identifier: MS-0328
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 2007 - 2012