Sarah Megan Thomas on A CALL TO SPY and Female Stories – Sandie Angulo Chen interviews

Sarah Megan Thomas is a filmmaker dedicated to telling women’s stories, especially in cinema genres where they’ve been left out of the canon. Thomas wrote, produced and stars in her latest film, A Call To Spy, a truth-based narrative about women in the Special Operations Executive (SOE), a secret British intelligence organization that embedded spies in occupied France during WWII. The film focuses on three women who gathered intelligence essential to the defeat of Germany. Their gripping story is important. So are Thomas’ comments about how the female perspective differs and how to get more of it on screen.

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WEEK IN WOMEN – IFC acquires A CALL TO SPY, WWII Female Spy Drama – Brandy McDonnell reports

IFC Films has acquired the North American rights to A Call to Spy, the feature directorial debut of Academy Award-nominated documentary producer Lydia Dean Pilcher, which centers on the courageous unsung female spies who served in World War II. IFC is planning an autumn release.

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