Rape, Domestic Violence, and the Remarkable Courage of Two Fledgling Filmmakers

October 27, 2014 8:42 PM

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Rape, Domestic Violence, and the Remarkable Courage of Two Fledgling Filmmakers

When I decided to attend the Golden Door Film Festival, I had no idea that the filmmakers who would dazzle me with their talent and intensity would be women. And it's no wonder: according to Indiewire, between 2009 and 2013, the six major studios hired 466 directors, only 22 being women. So thank goodness for the indies and the festivals which support them!

Notably, during our interviews, while the women touched upon the subject of financing and the difficulty of obtaining it, those 'touches' seemed mostly parenthetical, comprising just a fraction of our conversations. Rather, the women were much more interested in discussing their journeys, their grat...

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