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Beth Gage is a documentary filmmaker based in Telluride, Colorado. Working with her husband, George, she writes, co-produces and co-directs films that focus on subjects and stories that are underrepresented in the media. Their first documentary, Fire on the Mountain (Mountainfilm in 1995) won the festival’s Grand Prize. Since then, Gage & Gage Productions has premiered many award-winning documentaries at Mountainfilm, including Bidder 70, on environmental activist Tim DeChristopher, and Kickass Katie Lee (Mountainfilm 2016), which profiles the infamous and inimitable Katie Lee. Their film A Home Called Nebraska (Mountainfilm 2020) turns the camera on Nebraska as the state becomes the unlikely home for refugees. Most recently, their film The Children Will Lead the Way (Mountainfilm 2022) shares the story of teenage student survivors of the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting tragedy as they worked with songwriters and musicians to harness their creativity and push through their trauma.