Won the Jury Prize at La Femme Underground Film Festival. Directed by Araeia Robinson. Starring Jon Lindstrom and Marisol Sacramento. Produced in collaboration with Baby Green Byrd Productions.
“Val-en-tina tackles a more concentrated politically charged issue and also manages to bring up even more unsettling charges: racism, classism, miscegenation and fetishization.” Graveyard Shift Sisters.
One Night Only
An invite-only one night festival of films, held at the Electric Lodge in Venice, CA. .
An evening of short films with a theme of diversity and a focus on gender parity, curated to evoke a reminder both of the wide range of the human experience, and the common themes experienced by all. The event brought talented artists together in a supportive environment from which further art would be made. No filmmaker was charged to participate in the festival, no audience member was required to purchase a ticket.
Films included those by Darius Clarke Monroe, Naima Ramos-Chapman and Terrance Nance, Araeia Robinson, Robert Munic and Ingrid Rogers, Nzinga Kadalie Kemp, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Laurie Arakaki, and Mtume Gant.
Ghost Light: The Haunting
Directed by Penny Bergman
“With minimal scenery and costumes, the play is still a visceral experience, enhanced by the Kabuki music and the physical movement of all the actors. It is this harmony of sound and sight that is truly haunting…” ~ centerontheaisle.com
An experimental Asian-American hybrid piece of theatre exploring a woman’s revenge against a “Macbeth-ian” husband. Directed by Penny Bergman.