In this video from MEWTube, documentary editor Mona Davis discusses the making of Love & Diane. From "Sight, Sound & Story" on June 11th, 2016.
Mona Davis is a feature documentary editor based in New York with a passion for verite films with character driven stories. Her credits include the critically acclaimed Love and Diane, which premiered at the New York Film Festival, the Emmy nominated A Perfect Candidate, Dream Deceivers, The State of Arizona, and the Academy Award nominated In Our Water and The Farm: Angola USA (Grand Jury Prize winner at Sundance), for which she won an Emmy for Best Documentary Editing. She has consulted on numerous films including 51 Birch Street and First Comes Love. Her work has shown theatrically and on HBO, Showtime, CBS, PBS, BBC and Arte.
Love & Diane is a 2002 documentary film directed by Jennifer Dworkin about a recovering crack addict and her troubled daughter in New York City as they navigate the obstacles of joblessness, parenthood, welfare, and public housing.