The Gardner Documentary Group
Celebrates the rich life of
Libbie Counselman (1954-2021)
Valued Supporter • Treasured Friend
Member of Princeton Friends Meeting

Since May 2020, Quakers: The Quiet Revolutionaries has been broadcast
to over 250,000 households nationwide

TRAILER: Directed by Janet Gardner – Gardner Documentary Group

 

They walk a line between faith and activism standing on the shoulders of iconic quakers who fought to make the world a better place

Today’s Quakers share a spiritual DNA with their earliest forebears. They follow in the footsteps of dedicated Friends who battled authorities for abolition of slavery, civil rights, religious freedom, women’s suffrage and resistance to all war.

TRAILER: Directed by Janet Gardner – Gardner Documentary Group

They walk a line between faith and activism standing on the shoulders of iconic quakers who fought to make the world a better place

Today’s Quakers share a spiritual DNA with their earliest forebears. They follow in the footsteps of dedicated Friends who battled authorities for abolition of slavery, civil rights, religious freedom, women’s suffrage and resistance to all war.

Winner

Audience Choice Award for
Best Documentary

Winner

Audience Choice Award for
Best Documentary

Winner

Flickers’ International
Humanitarian Award

Winner

Honorable Mention

Appreciative full house at the NJ Film Festival
Doug Whipple, Dick Nurse, Janet Gardner and George Lakey pose for the press
Doug Whipple, Dick Nurse, Janet Gardner and George Lakey pose for the press
Accepting the Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary
Accepting the Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary
Doug Whipple awards Janet Gardner & Dick Nurse the NHFF's Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary
Doug Whipple awards Janet Gardner & Dick Nurse the NHFF's Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary
Associate Producers Cynthia Edwards and Sopheap Theam
Associate Producers Cynthia Edwards and Sopheap Theam
George Lakey with Janet Gardner
George Lakey with Janet Gardner
Maggie Rose and Dan Preston with Janet Gardner
Maggie Rose and Dan Preston with Janet Gardner
Interviewee Delia Pitts (in yellow) and cinematographer Kevin Cloutier at Q&A
Interviewee Delia Pitts (in yellow) and cinematographer Kevin Cloutier at Q&A
Activist George Lakey chats with Bayard Rustin scholar Walter Naegle
Activist George Lakey chats with Bayard Rustin scholar Walter Naegle
NHFF's Doug Whipple at Q&A with Sr Producer Dick Nurse & Producer-Director Janet Gardner
NHFF's Doug Whipple at Q&A with Sr Producer Dick Nurse & Producer-Director Janet Gardner
Ninfa Mueller, Janet Gardner and Delia Pitts
Ninfa Mueller, Janet Gardner and Delia Pitts
Delia Pitts with the Gardner Group's Sopheap Theam
Delia Pitts with the Gardner Group's Sopheap Theam
Audience gathers at New Hope Film Festival
Audience gathers at New Hope Film Festival
Janet Gardner and Dick Nurse with Quaker activist Ingrid Lakey and author Andrew Murphy at the New Jersey Film Festival
Janet Gardner and Dick Nurse with Quaker activist Ingrid Lakey and author Andrew Murphy at the New Jersey Film Festival
Publicist Sandy Lanman with Producer-Director Janet Gardner at the New Jersey Film Festival
Publicist Sandy Lanman with Producer-Director Janet Gardner at the New Jersey Film Festival
Appreciative full house at the NJ Film Festival
Appreciative full house at the NJ Film Festival
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