Femme Filmmaker Friday

Yes, God, Yes | Karen Maine

Fifteen-year-old Alice has always been a good Catholic, but when an innocent AOL chat turns unexpectedly racy, she finds herself suddenly obsessed with masturbating.

For I Only Needed Awakening | Rachel Goldsworthy

For I Only Needed Awakening’ is a collection of the beautiful people and places that captured my curiosity in between work trips to China from 2013-2016. I wanted to create it for my friend Fiona who made my time there so memorable and helped me to fall in love with the culture even if she didn’t realize it.


 

In This World | Kelly Creedon

15-year-old Courvosier Cox knows he is destined to be a star. Struggling to find his place in the complex landscape of adolescence in the urban South, he undertakes a relentless quest to escape into the spotlight.

Update: In 2016, Courvosier Cox, 16, was arrested for over three dozen theft-related charges. In May 2017, he pled guilty to three felony charges and received a term of supervised probation + restitution.

If you would like to support young people of color pursuing their dreams in the arts, please consider checking out these great local organizations:

Walltown Children’s Theatre:
walltownchildrenstheatre.org


 

Fata Morgana |  Amelie Wen

Inspired by true events, a grieving couple is forced to examine their marriage when they journey from China to the United States for the funeral for their only child.


 

Megan Harrison: Complexity of Scale | Mark and Angela Walley

Artist Megan Harrison has always been drawn to stories of exploration – the scope of the vision, the ambition of it, the amount of endurance required, and the human history of facing the unknown. Harrison moves through this world amazed with the endlessly rich and evocative universe that she finds herself in. Learn more about the artist at MeganHarrison.net. Learn more about the filmmakers at WalleyFilms.com. Music Courtesy Artlist.


 

Vox – ‘Eclipse Chasers’| Hannah Jacobs

I had a swell time designing and animating these little scenes for a video by Vox about people who chase solar eclipses. An ode to the upcoming solar eclipse later this month. Produced by Joss Fong.

You can check out the full video here which also features some sweet as animation from the very awesome Sophie Koko Gate – youtube.com/watch?v=Xo26Or1GGWE

Photo courtesy of Karen Maine.

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