Tracy Droz Tragos
Tracy droz tragos

Tracy Droz Tragos is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose credits include the Emmy-nominated HBO film “Abortion: Stories Women Tell,” about personal stories of unplanned pregnancies, which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, and "Rich Hill," about at-risk teenagers living in her father's hometown in rural Missouri, which won the Grand Jury Prize for U.S. Documentary at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. In 2018, Tragos completed “The Smartest Kids in the World,” based on the best-selling book by Amanda Ripley, which premiered at DOC NYC. Tragos’ first film, "Be Good, Smile Pretty," won the Emmy Award for Best Documentary in 2004 and was lauded for its honest exploration of the profound and complicated feelings of loss caused by the deaths of American men in the Vietnam War, some 35 years later.