What is it like to be a writer, director, storyteller, and woman in the film industry? How does the past, current, and potential future climate of filmmaking look for women working and teaching in the field? Join a panel of filmmakers as they discuss their experiences finding, creating, and telling stories.
Join Final Girls for a half-day boot camp on the fundamentals of turning your video journalism skills into a viable profession. Using case studies and a hands-on approach, we will uncover the process of getting work in both journalism and corporate doc-style or branded content from beginning to end.
Directors of four in-progress documentaries, including Final Girls members Juanita Anderson and Andrea Claire Morningstar, will be on hand to show off their work at this Works-in-Progress event, which is being co-presented by Facing Change: Documenting Detroit in partnership with Planet Ant Training Center.
At this free event, the filmmakers will talk about their movies, their filmmaking careers and offer short sneak peeks at their upcoming films.
Searching for her roots, Asha returns to her family’s home on a rural coconut plantation in Trinidad. Despite racial taboos, her aunt’s admonitions, political turmoil and mysterious hauntings from ancestral spirits, Asha embarks on a forbidden relationship with Roger, a young fisherman who shares her desire to look beyond the physical world.