HER STORIES: SHORTS + FEATURE
Three honest, engaging films that explore the violence that women experience around the world and how they cope. These women will capture your hearts with their raw, emotional stories.
Francesca’s Story | USA | 10.5 min
Directed by JoAnne Tucker
Francesca is a domestic violence survivor who shares her story of the abuse she experienced and how she was able to leave her husband and rebuild her life. This compelling documentary about family devolving and evolving gives a very good portrait of different stages of DV.
The Scarlet Cord | USA | 11 min
Directed by Simon Scionka
One of America’s most in-demand commodity: the trafficking of American children within the US for sexual exploitation is all around us. Witness the power of art to open wounds for healing.
Say Something| USA | 73 min
Directed by Asa Ekman
Say Something is a coming of age documentary in which we meet 19 year old Isabell who has grown up witnessing her stepfather abusing her mother. We get to follow the relationship between Isabell and her mother as they struggle not only to communicate but also to understand each other and to reconcile. A beautifully introspective film about mental illness and youth.
THE WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL 2017
Prince Theater | Black Box
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