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Greta Olafsdottir and Susan Muska

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Olafsdottir and Susan Muska
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Greta

SUSAN MUSKA is a freelance cameraperson and producer who specializes in social issue and public health documentaries. Muska graduated from Duke University in 1981 with a degree in Botany and Political Science, and went on to study Eastern European economics and politics at the University of Copenhagen, Fine Arts at Parsons School of Design, documentary film and video at the New School, and has a MA degree in French Studies and Anthropology from New York University. GRETA OLAFSDOTTIR is a professional photographer who works in fashion and the fine arts. In addition to being a documentary photographer, Olafsdottir graduated from The School of Visual Arts with a BFA degree in Photography in 1988. Her education also includes a year of French Studies at the University of Montepellier and a BA in Women's Studies from the New College of California. For their feature film debut, Olafsdottir collaborated with Susan Muska on The Brandon Teena Story which garnered international accolades, including Best Documentary at the 1988 Berlin Film Festival, and inspired the Oscar nominated feature film, "Boys Don't Cry." Women, The Forgotten Face of War, which examines the question of what happens to ordinary women after their world has been turned upside-down by war. Women, The Forgotten Face of War has received support from the Mary and John McCarthy Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Joy Weiss Foundation, the Rosie O'Donnell Foundation and the Chase Manhattan Foundation.