Makepeace has been making award-winning films centering on cross-cultural themes for twenty-five years. Her most recent work, Rain in a Dry Land, premiered on PBS’s P.O.V. in 2007, and was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2008. The film screened at more than twenty-five festivals around the world, picking up six Best Documentary awards. Makepeace’s other credits as writer/producer/director include Baby, It’s You, which premiered on P.O.V. in 1998; Coming to Light for PBS’s AMERICAN MASTERS, a film about Native perspectives on Edward S. Curtis that was short-listed for an Academy Award; and Robert Capa in Love and War, for which Makepeace received a Prime Time Emmy-Award. Makepeace’s next project is a documentary about the revival of the Wampanoag language.