WEEK IN WOMEN: Pam Anderson docu lands at Netflix – Brandy McDonnell reports

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A documentary about pop culture icon Pamela Anderson that has been in the making for several years is coming to Netflix.

Directed by Ryan White (The Keepers, Ask Dr. Ruth), the film will feature exclusive access to Anderson, along with never-before-seen archive footage and personal journals, according to a news release.

In a statement on Instagram featuring the Netflix logo, Anderson posted that she is “not a victim, but a survivor” and “alive to tell the real story.”

The documentary from executive producer Josh Braun is billed as an “intimate portrait embedded in the life of Pamela Anderson as she looks back at her professional and personal path and prepares for the next steps on her journey.”

Producers on the project are Jessica Hargrave, Julia Nottingham, Ryan White and one of Anderson’s sons, Brandon Thomas Lee. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell writes features and reviews movies, music, events and the arts for The Oklahoman, Oklahoma's statewide newspaper, and NewsOK.com, the state's largest news Web site. Raised on a farm near Lindsay, Okla., she started her journalism career in seventh grade, when she was elected reporter for her school's 4-H Club. Taking her duties seriously, she began submitting stories to The Lindsay News, and worked for the local weekly through high school. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she worked for The Daily O'Collegian and earned her journalism degree with honors. She worked for three years at small Oklahoma dailies The Edmond Sun and Shawnee News-Star. In 2002, she joined The Oklahoman as a features reporter, writing about movies, the arts, events, families and nonprofits. She moved to The Oklahoman's entertainment desk in 2007. In 2004, she won a prestigious Journalism Fellowship in Child & Family Policy from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Along with her membership in AWFJ, she also is a founding member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Brandy writes The Week In Women blog for AWFJ.org.