No Job for a Woman (2011)
NEH seeks grant proposals that explore war and its aftermath, promote discussion of the experience of
military service, and support returning veterans and their families.
Directed by Michèle Midori Fillion. A production of Hurry Up Sister Productions.
Despite official restrictions, women reporters broke new ground in World War II, pioneering the role of female war correspondent. No Job for a Woman follows three in depth: AP reporter Ruth Cowan, who risked her life in North Africa; magazine reporter Martha Gellhorn (then the wife of Ernest Hemingway), arrested for reporting from the D-Day invasion, who pursued her work across Europe; and Dickey Chapelle, an award-winning photographer whose career stretched from World War II to Vietnam.