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Lydia Dean Pilcher

Lydia Dean Pilcher (Producer/Director) is a two-time Emmy winner and Academy Award nominee based in New York City. She is inspired by themes of cultural identity, female empowerment, and social justice, and has produced over 40 feature films including 12 films and the six-hour mini-series, A Suitable Boy, with director Mira Nair. Pilcher  is a long time environmental activist and believer in the power of stories to create change. She recently directed a WWII female spy thriller, A Call to Spy (IFC Films).

Ginny Mohler

Ginny Mohler (Writer/Director) is a filmmaker, writer, and visual artist. Prior to Radium Girls, she worked as a producer and researcher on non-fiction television programs. Mohler's background as an archival researcher laid the groundwork for her passion for untold stories about women who challenge structures of power. Mohler has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, VCCA Moulin à Nef in France, and the Studios at Mass MOCA (2020). She has a BFA in Film & TV from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Emily McEvoy

Emily McEvoy (Producer) is a New York based producer. Most recently she produced the US in Progress Paris supported film Materna, which premiered at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. She produced the short film  Cheer Up Baby, directed by Adinah Dancyger and starring Bobbi Menuez, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. She is in post production on Petra Vack, a hybrid docu narrative directed by Betsey Brown and starring Peter Vack (Mozart in the Jungle) and two short documentaries - about the Grammy award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and a lifelong NY pickpocket. McEvoy is passionate about the tool of storytelling - its capacity to teach us about ourselves, to share untold stories, and reflect the never ending complexities of our collective human experience.

Joey King as Bessie

Joey King has received critical acclaim for her starring role in the true crime drama series The Act (2019) and earned both Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her performance. Joey King has appeared in Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), The Conjuring (2013), White House Down (2013), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), Wish Upon (2017), The Kissing Booth (2018), and Slender Man (2018). 

Abby Quinn as Jo

Abby most recently played a lead role in the comedy Good Girls Get High and starred alongside Edie Falco, Jenny Slate, and John Turturro in Landline, a film by the same creative team behind the multi-award winning Obvious Child. In television, she recently appeared in Arkangel, an episode of Netflix's Black Mirror that was directed by Jodie Foster, and in an episode of AMC's Better Call Saul. She played Annie in Greta Gerwig's award-winning adaptation of Little Women.


in association with

Executive Producers: Lily Tomlin, Harriet Newman Leve, Jane Wagner, 
Jayne Baron Sherman, Willette Klausner
Associate Producers : Samudrika Arora, Stina Hamlin 
Casting by:  Anne Davison & Cindy Tolan 
Production Designer: Emmeline E. Wilks-Dupoise
Editor: Giacomo Ambrosini;  Associate Editor: Tia Douglas
Cinematographer: Mathieu Plainfossé
Composer: Lillie Rebecca McDonough
Costume Designer: Sylvia Grieser
Music Supervisor: Linda Cohen


Joey King, Abby Quinn, Cara Seymour, Susan Heyward, Scott Shepherd, Neal Huff,
Collin Kelly-Sordelet, John Bedford Lloyd, Joe Grifasi, Colby Minifie, Olivia Macklin,
Greg Hildreth, Brandon Gill, Veanne Cox, Tom Galantich, Steven Hauck


Sloan Foundation


Jerome Foundation