Jenny Bowen (filmmaker)
San Francisco, California, USA
|Education||San Francisco State University|
Bowen formulated the idea for her debut feature, Street Music, during a production lull in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, where she was working as a recording engineer. After the success of Street Music, she went on to direct three more films.
In 1998, she retired from filmmaking and founded OneSky for all children, a global NGO that works with orphaned and abandoned children worldwide. She has also published a book, Wish You Happy Forever, based on her work with OneSky.
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