Rachel Ward, Writer/Producer
Sloan Grant(s) Received:
2021, Screenwriting Award, Columbia University
2021, Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship, SFFILM
Project Type: Feature
Length: 108 pages
Field of Science: Epidemiology
A brilliant and headstrong Irish immigrant cook unintentionally spreads typhoid to some of the wealthiest homes in Gilded Age New York, until relentless investigators hunt her down, feed her to the tabloids and make her name infamous even to this day.