Leah Meyerhoff: Paving the Road to a New Life in Film for Women Everywhere

Photo by Chloe Aftel

Photo by Chloe Aftel

By Mia Chavez & Nicole Tavares

There was a warm wind blowing through the streets as I made my way to a screening of Leah Meyerhoff’s feature film, I Believe in Unicorns. Perhaps I am being overly sentimental, as some would dismiss wind simply as a feature of any autumn evening. However, I can’t help but wonder if the balmy buzzing air had something to do with the exciting energy surrounding Meyerhoff’s presence at Tisch. There has never been such an exciting time for women in media as there is in today’s world. Change is in the air and you could almost feel it on your skin the night Leah Meyerhoff graced a room full of young filmmakers eager to hear her honest words of wisdom.

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