“There can be no equality without equality of pleasure." - Carina Kolodny, Writer and Media Activist
“There is no equality without equality of pleasure." -Carina Kolodny, Writer and Media Activist
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A new multi platform documentary project from Film Fatales member Katherine Cecil about civil rights, culture and commerce in the early 20th century.
When 10-year-old Park works up the nerve to give her friend a love note, she faces the judgement of those closest to her.
Limerance is a new short film directed by Film Fatales member Charlene Fisk based on a true story that challenges gender and sexuality in the most basic childlike expression of love, a note.
Homemade is a feature length documentary about a Force Recon Marine and his family after he returns from combat with hidden wounds.
Homemade is a feature length documentary directed by Film Fatales member Danielle Bernstein about a force recon marine and his family after he returns from combat.
Grabbing Back follows three trailblazing African American women who are getting off the sidelines to run for Congress in 2018.
Grabbing Back is NY Documentary Fatale Pamela French's sophomore feature about three African American Women gearing up to run for office to change the course of the America.
Social, legal, and masculinity sides of the sexual harassment crisis interwoven with personal stories and calls to action for change.
Nevertheless is the third feature by Los Angeles Fatale Sarah Moshman about ending sexual harassment and moving forward.
Buckjumping New Orleans Fatale Lily Keber's sophomore documentary feature about the soul of New Orleans seen through the world of dance.
Olivia, an undocumented Filipina transwoman, is running out of options to avoid deportation.
Linga Franca is the third feature from Film Fatales member Isabel Sandoval and portrays an undocumented Filipina transwoman who is running out of options to avoid deportation.
The film echoes stories of internet predators, and a teen that flames out~except it's not a boy with a gun but a girl with a Percocet. Please reach out to me if you have any questions or interest in the film email@example.com
#LIKE is the first feature from Fatale Sarah Pirozek about a teenage girl who takes justice into her own hands after the death of her younger sister.
A film about choosing not to have children, and the bodily autonomy we all need to make choices about our lives.
My So-Called Selfish Life is the third feature from New York Fatale Therese Schechter about choosing to be childfree despite societal pressures.
The love story of jazz legend Junior Mance and Gloria Clayborne Mance. Memory fades. Love is redefined. Music endures.
Sunset And The Mockingbird is the third feature from New York Fatale Jyllian Gunther about legendary jazz pianist Junior Mance and his relationship with manager and soulmate Gloria Clayborne Mance.
A new film that aims to dispel the myth that living child-free is weird, selfish or somehow wrong. You can still donate at tokidornottokid.com
To Kid Or Not To Kid is the sophomore documentary feature by New York Fatale Maxine Trump about two women who search for ways to support each other as they make the decision to live without kids.
The short thriller BLOWBACK plunges headfirst into the treacherous swamp of sexual politics in the workplace.
Blowback is a short by Toronto Fatale Annie Bradley about an ambitious female cop who finds herself trapped in a deadly web of sexual bullying by a fellow officer.
A mystery written, directed & produced by women: starring Frankie Faison, Harris Yulin, Teddy Sears, Erin Darke and Catherine Eaton.
The Sounding is the debut feature from New York Fatale Catherine Eaton about a woman who becomes a full-out rebel after being committed to a psychiatric hospital.
NETIZENS follows targets of online harassment as they confront digital abuse and strive for equality and justice online.
Netizens is the debut feature from New York Fatale Cynthia Lowen about targets of online harassment confronting digital abuse.
Diamond Diplomacy reveals often-controversial pivotal moments, as baseball has been tossed between the U.S. and Japan since 1872.
Diamond Diplomacy is the sophomore feature from San Francisco Fatale Yuriko Gamo Romer about the push and pull of U.S.-Japan relations played out on the baseball field.
This intimate, joyful, haunting portrait of playwright Maria Irene Fornes shows art and friendship enduring in the face of forgetting.
The Rest I Make Up is the debut documentary feature from New York Fatale Michelle Memran about playwright Maria Irene Fornes.
A sex and love addicted woman learns what real intimacy is when she starts making music with a reclusive man.
Unlovable is the sophomore feature from LA Fatale Suzi Yoonessi about a sex and love addicted woman who learns what real intimacy is when she starts making music with a reclusive man.
Scar Story is the debut feature from New Orleans Fatale Emily MacKenzie that depicts alternative breast cancer narratives to "pink survivorship."
A feminist psychological thriller set in Big Sur, CA by Sophia Takal. Starring Mackenzie Davis & Caitlin FitzGerald.
Always Shine is the sophomore feature written and directed by LA Fatale Sophia Takal, premiering at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
Maggie Siff stars as a burned-out actress who flees mind-numbing Hollywood to her past life in Brooklyn to reinvent herself.
A Woman, A Part is the debut feature of New York Narrative Fatale Elisabeth Subrin, which premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival
Award-winning film about Ryan & Amy Green, who created an unusual and poetic video game about their son with cancer.
Thank You For Playing is the sophomore feature of New York Docs. Fatale Malika Zouhali-Worrall about parents who create an unusual and poetic video game for their son with cancer.
St.Teresa of Avila set modern day as a teen who has visions from God. She questions spirituality, sex & love after an unlikely meeting.
St. Teresa of Avila is a short film from NY Fatale Meredith Alloway about teenage St. Teresa receiving messages from God.
HAVEABABY is a documentary that follows couples struggling with infertility and a controversial IVF contest that offers them hope.
HAVEABABY is the third feature from San Francisco Fatale Amanda Micheli about couples struggling with infertility that find hope in a controversial IVF contest.
A revolutionary design by Nikola Tesla surfaces in Buffalo, NY, sending a Polish detective on a frantic chase to the brink of Niagara.
The American Side is the sophomore feature from NY Fatale Jenna Ricker about a Polish detective who discovers a world-changing design by Nikola Tesla.
What would happen if everyone who came to your wedding had to sign off on your divorce?
Quaker Oaths is the debut feature from Austin Fatale Lucy Kreutz about two would-be divorcees that can't finalize the split until all of their wedding guests sign off on it.
A comedy set in New Orleans about a young girl raising money for college by any means necessary!
Paper Chase is the sophomore feature from New Orleans Fatale Angela Tucker about a young girl raising money for college by any means necessary!
Love Story. Skye is Scottish and Oliver is English, they are both UK Ex Pats in Los Angeles.They are enemies yet the same; or are they?
I'm The Same is the third feature from LA Fatale Marianna Palka about the Scottish Independence Movement.
REAL BOY is a coming-of-age story about a transgender musician and his search for the meaning of family, given and chosen.
Real boy is a documentary feature from San Francisco Fatale Shaleece Haas about a transgender transgender musician and his search for the meaning of family, given and chosen.
After the threat of a biological attack during the Cold War leaves the residents of a NYC tenement building trapped inside, a timid, troubled teenager must fight against the self-appointed leader in order to save the tenants.
Marrying Kinds is a sophomore feature from LA Fatale Nikki Groton about an unmarried couple that goes through the horrors of spending one weekend at three weddings.
The Bureau is an audience-Supported experiment that premieres an original short film each month by a new indie filmmaker. Sign up & help shape the future of film.
The Bureau of Creative Works is short film experiment in which a dozen directors make a dozen short films to be released monthly. Chosen directors include New York Fatales Leah Meyerhoff, Veena Rao, Ani Simon-Kennedy and Brittany Fennell.
A woman who has been dumped eleven times in a row, discovers (to her dismay) that she has a loser in love gene.
Love Type D is a narrative feature from London Fatale Sasha Collington about a woman who discovers she has a loser in love gene after being dumped eleven times in a row.
A fiction feature inspired by James Dean about a teenage rebel who comes of age into a headscarf and a motorcycle.
Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf is the sophomore feature of NY Fatale Susan Youssef about a young Arab American girl's search for identity.
A poet impulsively leaves her family in NYC to immerse herself in an artist enclave in NC where she falls for a female kayak instructor
Queen Anne's Lace is a neorealist film about a woman's awakening and debut feature film from NY Fatale Emilie McDonald
NANCY is the debut feature from NY Fatale Christina Choe about a female anti hero.
Josh Charles, Julia Stiles + Avan Jogia star in BORDER CROSSING, based on the novel by Booker-winner Pat Barker.
In Border Crossing, a psychological thriller from NY Fatale Bette Gordon, a child psychologist,
haunted by a decision that sent a young boy to prison 12 years prior,
is finally forced to confront his actions.
This short film follows Marie the night she meets Susie and explores their complex, toxic chemistry. Berlinale Talents Lab select.
This is You and me is a narrative short by NY Shorts Fatale April Maxey about two women who hit it off one night in New York and the toxic chemistry that ensues.
A web series about the underbelly of the yoga world. Welcome to the posing you don't see from your down dog, bitches... and namaste.
Namaste, Bitches is a dark comedy web series directed by LA Fatale Mary Gillen about the “underbelly of the yoga world”.
While grappling with thyroid disease, filmmaker Maggie Hadleigh-West uncovers a silent epidemic and the systemic issues at its roots. Go to www.sick2death.com to learn more and donate below.
Sick to Death is a feature documentary by New Orleans Fatale Maggie Hadleigh-West. Maggie's work has been shown at a number of festivals and was a 2013 recepient of the Guggenheim Award. Currently in production.
Crushed is a mystery thriller set on a vineyard. We've shot the film, now we need your support to get it finished and on the screen!
Crushed is a mystery thriller feature from Austrialian Fatale Megan Riakos about a young woman who returns to her family vineyard after her father dies in a winery accident to find out the truth.
The windblown beach house seemed like a safe hideaway for Sylvie. A chilly haven to recast her plans. Until suddenly, it became a nightmare...
Off Season is a horror-noir feature film from NY Fatale Katie Carman-Lehach about a girl trying to hide from her past.
Tacoma is a feature thriller from NY Fatale Stewart Thorndike about a real estate agent who wanted to be a dancer. Currently in development.
A documentary film about MIGRAINE - the complex neurological disease - and the consequences for millions living in its grip.
Out of My Head is a feature documentary about the migraine from NY Fatale Susanna Styron. The film is currently in post-production.
In rural Kentucky, a wife and mother commits an unthinkable crime for the sake of her loved ones.
Runoff (aka Land of Tomorrow) is the debut feature of NY Fatale Kimberly Levin about a woman fighting to save her family's farm supply business.
F to 7th is a satirical web series from NY Fatale Ingrid Jungerman about Ingrid and her descent into lesbian middle age.
The Sisterhood of Night is a narrative feature by NY Fatale Caryn Waechter. The film is a modern adaptation of the Salem Witch Trials.
ALASKA IS A DRAG is a Fish out of water story – literally. An aspiring drag superstar's diva-fabulous dreams are hard fought working in a fish cannery in Alaska.
Alaska is a Drag is the debut feature from LA Fatale Shaz Bennett. Currently in pre-production.
Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client.
She's Lost Control is the debut feature from LA Fatale Anja Marquardt. It premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and has been nominated for a 2014 Spirit Award.
Obvious Child is the debut feature from NY Fatale Gillian Robespierre, based on the short of the same name. It premiered at Sundance and was released theatrically by A24 in the fall of 2014.
...a road trip through the stunning and complex landscape of troubled young love. Feature film released theatrically in 2015
I Believe in Unicorns is the debut narrative feature from Film Fatales founder Leah Meyerhoff, about an imaginative teenage girl. It premiered at SXSW and will be released theatrically in 2015.
The filmmakers who brought you the indie hit CODEPENDENT LESBIAN SPACE ALIEN SEEKS SAME are making a new comedy about lesbian hookers!
The Foxy Merkins is the sophomore feature from NY Fatale Madeleine Olnek. It premiered at Sundance and is currently in theaters in NY.
MA is the story of a virgin mother on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas to give birth to our savior.
MA is the debut feature from NY Fatale and choreographer Celia Rowlson-Hall, currently in post-production.
A sensual thriller inspired by East of Eden and starring love, death, guns, goats and a farm in the wilds of Kentucky.
Thou Wast Mild and Lovely is the sophomore narrative feature from NY Fatale Josephine Decker. It premiered at Berlin 2014 and is currently available on VOD and online.
DETROPIA features Detroiters who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames rise. An engrossing and essential cinematic tapestry.
Detropia is a feature documentary from NY Fatales Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing, whose previous credits include Jesus Camp, Freakonomics and Boys of Baraka. Available on multiple platforms.
Caught between tribalism and democracy, a Liberian mother is at odds with her country after the brutal rape of her 6 yr old daughter .
Smallsmall Thing is the award-winning debut feature from NY Fatale, Jessica Vale about the high profile case of 7-year-old Liberian rape victim Olivia Zinnah, who died in 2012 from her injuries.
“Daddy Don’t Go” chronicles the lives of four disadvantaged men in New York City as they fight to defy the odds against them. Alex, Nelson, Roy and Omar shatter the deadbeat dad stereotype and redefine what it means to be a good father for all men.
Daddy Don't Go is a documentary feature from NY Fatale Emily Abt, currently in post-production. Her previous feature Toe To Toe premiered at Sundance.
In the Garden, humans get converted into AI constructs to survive. But Luc - a rebellious ballerina - would rather die than conform.
The Garden is a short scifi film from NY Fatale Natalia Iyudin. When in 2089 humans become an out-of-date concept, the only way to survive is to integrate. Yet Luc—a rebellious ballerina—would rather die than conform.
A comedy web show about two sexually progressive NY gals who ditch their down-and-out lives for LA in search of a spiritual awakening.
Be Here Nowish is a webseries by NY Fatales Alexandra Roxo and Natalia Liete about two sexually progressive gals, who ditch their down-and-out lives for LA in search of a spiritual awakening.
We are shooting new shorts for the series "Olive and Mocha" wherein a goody-goody and a bad seed are magnets for mischief in the 80s.
Olive and Mocha is a web series from LA Fatale Suzi Yoonessi about the misadventures of two little Riot Grrrls who are magnets for mischief in the 80s.
Five of NYC's most adventurous filmmakers are working together to adapt each other's dreams. This is going to get weird.
Collective Unconscious is a collective of five NYC filmmakers (including three members of Film Fatales) working together to adapt each other's dreams.
A short film about a young woman trying to find a way out of an abusive relationship.
Johnny Come Lately is the latest short film from NY Fatale Francesca Coppola. It tells the story of a young woman living within an abusive relationship. Currently in post-production.
Grow Up, Tony Phillips is a Halloween-set comedy written and directed by Emily Hagins (Pathogen, My Sucky Teen Romance).
Grow Up, Tony Phillips is a feature comedy from LA Fatale Emily Hagins.
Seniors at a prom night party wander into an abandoned prison at the edge of town and return changed forever.
The Honor Farm is a new short film from Austin Fatale Karen Skloss, currently in production.
In the darkest hours of the night, while most of us are sleeping, there's a movement taking place in the shadows of our nation.
United Skates is a feature documentary about roller skating from NY Fatales Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown. Currently in production.
A feature film written and directed by Emily Ray Reese that follows Lucinda, a 13 year old girl growing up in rural New Mexico.
Baby Lu is the debut feature from NY Fatale Emily Ray Reese, currently in pre-production.
What is home? And how do we find it? In this 2014 feature documentary, one couple's attempt to build a 'tiny house' with no construction experience raises questions about sustainability, good design and the changing American Dream.
Tiny is a feature documentary from NY Fatale Merete Mueller about one couple’s attempt to build a Tiny House. Currently available on demand.
Be the CATALYST. Spread MY REINCARNATION, an epic documentary about spirituality, family and destiny...
My Reincarnation is a feature documentary from NY Fatale Jennifer Fox about a Tibetan Buddhist master and his son. Currently in wide release.
PUTNEY is a horror film about four women who go to an abandoned hotel and get bad advice from a haunted TED Talk.
Putney is the second feature in a female-driven horror trilogy from NY Fatale Stewart Thorndike, whose previous project Lyle premiered at OutFest 2014 and is available online.
The 2014 SXSW Grand Jury Prize Winner- a comedy about Allie and Harper whose journey to the beach is needlessly difficult.
Fort Tilden is the debut feature from LA Fatale Sarah-Violet Bliss, co directed with Charles Rogers. It premiered at SXSW 2014 and is currently traveling the film festival circuit.
An animated feature for adults: a funny film about depression. A visual adventure that will make you squeal, weep, cringe and laugh.
Rocks in My Pockets is an animated feature from Signe Baumane which premiered at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and American theaters fall 2014.