Pureland Pictures

PURELAND PICTURES is a Brooklyn-based production company founded in 2000 by award-winning filmmaker Emily Abt. Our documentary features have aired on networks such as Showtime, PBS and the Sundance Channel.

Our first feature narrative "Toe to Toe" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009 and was later released theatrically by Strand.

During its 15-year tenure, Pureland has built a strong reputation for taking on delicate subject matter with skill and diplomacy.

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Founded by award-winning filmmaker Emily Abt in 2000, Pureland Pictures is a Bay Area based production company dedicated to creating fiction and documentary projects with social issue themes. Emily recently directed and operated 2nd Camera for "Beyond The Opposite Sex" (pictured above), a feature documentary that follows  two transgender people living in Trump's rural America.  The film was shot on location in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Indiana, Texas and Florida. It will air on Showtime in mid 2018. In the meantime, check out what folks have said about Emily's previous films...

Founded by award-winning filmmaker Emily Abt in 2000, Pureland Pictures is a Bay Area based production company dedicated to creating fiction and documentary projects with social issue themes.

Emily recently directed and operated 2nd Camera for "Beyond The Opposite Sex" (pictured above), a feature documentary that follows  two transgender people living in Trump's rural America.  The film was shot on location in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Indiana, Texas and Florida. It will air on Showtime in mid 2018.

In the meantime, check out what folks have said about Emily's previous films...

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