In 1989, when these six people were born, they were named Jessica — the most popular name for girls that year. But from there, their lives took different paths. Now, they reflect on life at the brink of 30 — an age heavy with expectation.
The film is a winner of the To The Contrary on PBS Film Festival, as well as an official selection in competition of the BendFilm Festival and Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival.
2019 (unreleased) | 20-minute documentary | Directed by Maya Sugarman & Amy King
Many women obsessively Google questions about contraception, along with other reproductive health queries. Google no further. The Lily’s video series, “When Used Correctly,” has answers for you.
Summer 2018 | Web Series | 7 episodes | Directed by Maya Sugarman
“Unfiltered” is a seven-video series from The Lily and The Washington Post that asks YouTubers to share a story their followers haven’t heard before – about grappling with online harassment, exploring their sexuality and facing the unknown. The series is an opportunity for The Post and The Lily to reach new audiences across our distributed platforms and expose our brands to the more than three million subscribers who follow these influential women.
2018 Webby Honoree & Society of Publication Design honors.
Winter 2019 | Web Series | 7 episodes | Directed by Maya Sugarman, Nadine Ajaka & Lindsey Sitz
“Nora Knows What to Say” is a new advice series from The Lily and Nora McInerny, author of “No Happy Endings” and host of the podcast “Terrible, Thanks for Asking.” She knows all about navigating challenges. In 2014, her husband died of brain cancer, her father died and she miscarried her second child — all in the span of seven weeks. In this series, McInerny helps readers of The Lily prepare for difficult conversations.
Spring 2019 | Web Series | 7 episodes | Directed by Maya Sugarman, Amy King & Rachel Orr
1 hotel room, 4 weird travel stories
Life on the road can get strange. We asked comedians Tig Notaro, Amanda Seales, Naomi Ekperigin and Brittany Carney for their humorous and horrifying tales.
Spring 2019 | Directed by Maya Sugarman & Amy King