The remarkable true story of how a small town in Nevada redefined divorce and marriage, and changed the role of women in American society.
“This documentary will not glorify divorce. It will examine the personal, political and historical aspects of Nevada’s divorce trade, and how changing the  divorce laws created a more equal society between men and women. It’s a great story about a chapter of American history few people know about today.”  —John Cork, Writer/Director/Producer
San Francisco Film Society, Fiscal Sponsor
KNPB (PBS) Reno, Sponsoring Broadcaster
Anticipated Completion 2014

Your tax-deductible contributions of any amount are welcome!


John Cork, Director/ Producer/ Writer, has directed over 300 documentary shorts and two feature-length documentaries for clients such as the James Bond film producers, MGM, Fox, and Sony. He is the screenwriter of the acclaimed civil rights drama, The Long Walk Home (1990), starring Academy Award-winning actresses Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg. Mr. Cork is president of Cloverland.

Lisa van Eyssen, Producer, has produced a wide-range of projects for The History Channel, AMC, BRAVO and HBO, as well as writing/producing biographies for A&E on Mary Tyler Moore, Paul Newman, Harrison Ford and Elizabeth Taylor. Lisa joined Cloverland in 2006 and has served as producer, writer and director on over 50 film projects.

Creative Consultants:
Bill McGee and Sandra McGee – Authors of The Divorce Seekers: A Photo Memoir of a Nevada Dude Wrangler
Mella Rothwell Harmon – Nevada Historian and Author of “Divorce and Economic Opportunity in Reno, Nevada During the Great Depression”
Guy Louis Rocha –Nevada State Archivist (ret) and “2012 Distinguished Nevadan”
Deb Geraghty – Reno Events Coordinator


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