In a field dominated by men, five pioneering camerawomen, Mary Rogers, Cynde Strand, Jane Evans, Maria Fleet and Margaret Moth went to the frontlines of wars, disasters and revolutions to bring us the truth.
As colorful as accomplished, they made their mark by capturing some of the most iconic images from Tiananmen Square to the Arab Spring uprising, but the world doesn’t know it was women behind the camera. In the midst of unfolding chaos, the pictures they took both shocked and informed the world.
These CNN veterans took the images that defined history for their generation, yet their own stories have not been told, until now. With behind-the-scenes footage, woven together with their personal stories and a rich archive, the film documents their extraordinary story.