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Artemis Women in Action Film Festival 2018, All Access Pass

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Artemis Women in Action Film Festival 2018, All Access Pass

HEARTS OF CHAMPIONS
GAME – SHORT NARRATIVE
A new kid shows up at the high school boys' basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Will talent and drive be enough to make the team? Nicole Williams; Rick Fox; Tye White; Charles Parnell; Dominique Columbus; Jamie McShane; Jeannie Donohoe, director. Family. USA

SALTO – SHORT DOC
An Iranian girl who wins pretty much every competition she is in, cannot compete in the world arena because of politics. Maryam Haddadi, director, Roohollah Taherkhani, Producer. Family. Subtitles. Iran.

THE CIRCUS SAVED MY LIFE – SHORT DOC
One Mongolian woman's story of suffering domestic violence and how the circus offered her an escape to America. Chimgee Hatarhuu; Eron Wood; Stewart Lippe, director. Adult themes. USA

HOW TO BE ALONE - SHORT NARRATIVE
A reminder of self love and that life doesn't always have that Hollywood ending. Sylvie Rae, Manya Glassman, director. Family. USA

NOT ALL WHO WANDER ARE LOST - SHORT NARRATIVE
A beautiful young woman driving a Harley-Davidson across the desert pulls into a gas station where she sees another young woman being man-handled. She comes to her aid. Heather Bonomo; Louise Bond; Tim James; Daniel Ash; song by Stadium; Benjamin Pollack, director. Domestic violence. USA

STUNT MOM - SHORT NARRATIVE
A mother is a professional stunt woman. Her children want to be involved in her work. Janelle Tedesco; Vance Barton; Shannon Morrall, director. Family. USA

FUTURE TIMES AND GOOD OL' DAYS
FIRST SAMURAI IN NEW YORK – SHORT NARRATIVE
In the late 1800's, a Japanese samurai family, who recently immigrated to New York, clash with local Irish gangsters out for blood. Adult themes. Maho Honda; Kyo Kasumi; Gabe Fazio; Mike Houston; Justin Ambrosino, director. Sword violence. Fight action. F-lang. Subtitles. USA  

PROTECTRESS – SHORT NARRATIVE
During battle, a healer duels with her mortal enemy in an unsettling form, facing an impossible choice that will forever forge her destiny as a warrior. Joanna Ke; Charlotte Bjornbak; America Young, director. Fight action. USA

SHIELDMAIDEN – SHORT NARRATIVE
In medieval Norway, a defiant young Viking woman named Sigrid is thrust into a fight for survival when a violent raiding party invades her homeland. Olena Medwid; Aaron Harrison; Jackson Berlin; Richard Wasnock; Shawm McKinney; Benjamin Janicki, director. Fight action. USA

TRIALS OF EMBER STAGE ONE - SHORT NARRATIVE
A warrior fighting to escape a virtual world is forced to relive the death of her only brother. Amy Schumaker; Jayme Woscjechowski; Steve Lamorte, director. Fight action. USA

DEADLY DRIVE-IN DISASTER – SHORT NARRATIVE
A female super secret agent defeats a an alien in an UFO from capturing humans at a drive-in. Arjan Wilschut, director, Producer. Adult humor / references. Netherlands.

UFO DIARY - SHORT NARRATIVE
Two Women's Army Corps officers in the early days of WWII fight an alien invasion of LA, becoming the unlikely heroines of one of the most famous UFO incidents in history. Govindini Murty; Rachel Newell; Jason Apuzzo, director. Family. Sci-fi action. USA

VESTIGE - SHORT NARRATIVE
A newlywed couple is interrupted in their hotel suite by a man sent to save the Future. Hailey Vest; Walker Snow Harrison; Dartanyin Hawkins; Andrew Richardson, director. Adult. USA

THE FORCE AND THE FURY - SHORT NARRATIVE
A Jedi crash lands on a barren planet and is pursued by a mysterious Sith who seems to know him. Aris Juson; Deborah Lee Smith; Jason Satterlund, director. Sci-fi sword action. Family. USA

A SEX TYPE THING
BEAUTY BITES BEAST – FEATURE DOC
Often humorous always dynamic documentary which flips ideas of women’s self-defense upside-down. Dolores Huerta; Gavin de Becker; Riane Eisler; Ellen Snortland; Dr. Bessel Van der Kolk; Ellen Snortland, director. Adult themes. USA

PUNCH LINES
REKINDLED – SHORT NARRATIVE
Kate gets the chance via a magical Groupon to rekindle romance with the love of her life. Kelly Vrooman; Dyan Riley Snyder; Aaron Schwartz; Asher Grodman; Teri Reeves; Erin Thomas Brown, director. Adult. USA

KILLING DINNER – SHORT NARRATIVE
Max and Simon are out to kill Michael Dinner. Or are they? Betrayal and infidelities pile upon each other as the secret agents flirt, fight and froth at the mouth. Molly Schreiber; Neil McCarty; Brett Cullen; Younger Robbins; Chase Bailey; Mitchell Ganem, Director. Adult language. USA

DON'T MESS WITH JULIE WHITFIELD - SHORT NARRATIVE
When new parent Rachel attempts a coup on the school board to oust Julie, it leads to a bloody battle that only one woman will survive. Mary Elizabeth Ellis; Casey Wilson; Brian Sacca; Jennifer Zaborowski; Elizabeth Laime; Amy Barham, director. Adult satire. Comic violence. USA

TIME’S UP - SHORT NARRATIVE
When an assassin catches up with her mark, it leads to an unexpected outcome. Ann Roy; Warren Brooks; Ann Roy, director. Family. USA

DEAD MEET - SHORT NARRATIVE
Cleo is an assassin and has been for years. But it's a lonely job- although you get to travel and meet people, you're usually putting bullets in them- so she turns to internet dating. Ryan is a nice, normal guy. Francesca L. White; Reuben Williams; Dean Williams; Richard Usher; Daniel J. Brant, director. Adult themes, fight action. UK

FOR MURIEL - SHORT NARRATIVE
After their regular aerobics class, three ladies of a certain age plot the best way to rob a bank. Concetta Tomei; Mindy Sterling; Rakefet Abergel; Rebecca Shapiro, director. Comic action. USA

SHADY OAKS TAKEDOWN - SHORT NARRATIVE
Residents of a nursing home are much more dangerous than they appear. Thresa Richardson; Peggy Glenn; Patricia McNeely; Don Appleby; Rookie Morgan, director. Comic fight action. USA

KICKIN’ ASS TAKIN ‘ NAMES
AUTO-STOP (HITCHHIKING) – SHORT NARRATIVE
Backpacker young woman is hitchhiking in the mountains. An elegant man driving a sports car stops by and gives her a lift. As they talk, the man seems nice - but kind of weird. Finais Schwinn; Nicolas Robins; Cédric-Alexandre Saudinos, director. Fight action. France

THE NIGHT RUNNER - SHORT NARRATIVE
In the aftermath of an attack, Riva Harris finds she has superhuman strength. Hollis Fox; Enrique Novello; Jayson Wesley; Michael Joseph Robinson; Tara Novie, Brandon Scott Hughes, director. Adult themes. Violence. USA

ALYCE SEARCHES - SHORT NARRATIVE
A woman walks into a strip club and beats the hell out of everybody so she can find her sister. Dina Cataldi; Victoria De Mare; Dane Oliver; ER Ruiz; James Kwong; Jeff Pollard; Katy Foley; Lawrence Le, director. Fight action, adult themes. USA

SLICKED BACK - SHORT NARRATIVE
Two partners break into a house and battle demons. Joy Ryan; Michael Tomsu; Savannah Gilmore; Shyaam Karra; Greg Feiner; Patrick Tomsu; Matthew Tallamantes, director. Monster violence. USA

SANDRA WEST DIARIES WEB SERIES: THE BLONDE WITH THE IRON FIST - SHORT NARRATIVE
Sandra West is a sultry and lethal freelance spy and ex agent of T.H.E.M., who plays by her own rules in a world of danger and intrigue. Olivia Dunkley; Esteban Cueto; Glenn Takakjian; Inga van Ardenn; Fernando Jay Huerto; Tess Marie Dunkley; Scott Rhodes, director. Fantasy, comic fight action. Adult themes. USA

PIMPKILLAH - SHORT NARRATIVE
When a ruthless killer searches for her estranged sister she's propelled into LA's underbelly of prostitution and human trafficking leading her down the dark path of retribution. Michelle Jubilee Gonzalez; Terrence Julien; Bryan Royal; Angelica Amor; Christie Insley; Sarah Bitely; Sarah Bitely, director. Adult themes, violence-fight action. USA

WHEN KIDS GROW UP - SHORT NARRATIVE
A defenseless woman is savagely attacked by a group of vicious men, only to reveal her own brutal intent against them. Marrisa Labog; Luke Cook; Everette Wallin; Siaka Massaquo; Shahoub Roudbari, director. Adult themes. Graphic fight violence. USA

BLOODY DEEDS
VIRGIN CHEERLEADERS IN CHAINS – FEATURE NARRATIVE
A group of friends sets out to make a no-budget horror movie in an abandoned orphanage, only to find a family of sadistic killers wants to rewrite their script. Ezekial Z Zwinford; Elizabeth Maxwell; Kelsey Pribiliski; Michael Taylor Morford; Evan Glover; Jasmine Carina; Ariana Guerra; Paulo Biscaia Filho, director. Graphic comic violence. USA

WARPATH
SCARLETT-ANGELINA – SHORT NARRATIVE
A little girl turns the table on her kidnapper. Madison Calderon, Leif Gantvoort, Anthony Jensen, Rachael Markarian, Thomas Ashworthn; Lorette Baylen, director. Family. USA

DEAR SISTER – SHORT NARRATIVE
After learning her estranged, violent father has married into another family, a woman attempts to save his new stepdaughter from the same fate. Clementine Ford; Blythe Auffarth; Jessica Harbeck, director. Adult themes. USA

VIOLA – SHORT NARRATIVE
A mousy woman goes through her day dealing with jerky men, then gets attacked that night and decides to fight back. Kerry Lacy; Vaden Thurgood; Kareem Bunton; Stacey Maltin, director. Adult themes. USA

BEFORE YOU WOKE - SHORT NARRATIVE
A woman distracts her kidnapper while she breaks her bonds, then fights for her escape. Kiea Houseton; Christian Litke; David Bradburn, director. Adult. USA

EDEN GREY - SHORT NARRATIVE
Soldier Eden Grey becomes the target of a shadow agency when she escapes a facility after being subjected to an off-the-record experiment. Mhairi Calvey; Marco Torrens; Keith Porter; Timothy Hofmeier; Hannah Chalmers; Tyrone Samuels, director. Adult. Fight action. UK

CLANDESTINY - SHORT NARRATIVE
A spy being duped has to figure out how to survive and having to handle her sister's visit at the same time. Rocio Mendez; Zniba Britt; Lowell Byers; Dylan Rogers, Director. Adult. USA

COYOTAJE RUN - SHORT NARRATIVE
While scouring the desert in search of her father’s grave, a young girl hell-bent on revenge comes face to face with the last man to see him alive. Jesse Biggio; Gregory DePetro; Matthew Kramer, director. Adult themes. USA

RIGHT THING - SHORT NARRATIVE
In the dead of night, a woman enters a convenience store with a loaded gun for reasons no one would expect. Katlynn Simone; Dazi Williams; Lance Marshall; Ronnie Cook; Andrew C. Fisher, director. Adult themes, violence. USA

INNER DEMON - SHORT NARRATIVE
An internal battle takes physical form as a female MMA fighter faces her inner demons. Heidi Ford; Lori O'Connell; Kirk Caouette, director. Adult themes, fight action. USA

UNSHAKEABLE WOMEN
PERPETURAPED - SHORT DOC
Chronicles how the media and general perceptions lead to rape itself, plus lack of convictions and the stigma women can carry. Charlie Brook, director; Lillian Constantine, Producer. Adult / sexual violence themes. USA

SLUT OR NUT: THE DIARY OF A RAPE TRIAL – FEATURE DOC
In Canada, a woman is raped by someone she is dating and then spends the next grueling 16 months trying to get him to trial. Jane Doe; Mandi Gray; Nneka MacGregor; Jennifer Keeler; Deepy Sur; Kelly Showker and Joanne Vannicola, directors. Adult / sexual violence themes. Canada

WOMEN OF POWER
GIRL EPIDEMIC – SHORT NARRATIVE
A million girls disappear every year, in an epidemic of infanticide, sex slavery and child labor. Is there a cure? Swapnila Gupta; Faiz Khan; Leeza Mangaldas; Sanjay Nath; Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri, director. Adult themes. USA

FIGHT LIKE A GIRL – SHORT DOC
Yoon Young learns jiu jitsu to discover her own inner spirit and break the thinking of limitations. Yoon Young Lee; Hee Jin Lee; Hee Jin Ha; Seong Ryeong Kim; Jung Woo Lee; Yoon Young Lee, director. Family. Subtitles. Korea

FINAL DECISION – SHORT NARRATIVE
A young girl has to choose between her father and mother. Elaine Del Valle; Berto Colon; Elyn Jaime Jenkins; Elaine Del Valle, director. Family. USA

HUNGRY - SHORT NARRATIVE
A determined teacher confronts the problems of children going hungry. Jillie Simon, Eric Roberts, Alex Emanuel, Victor Colicchio; Jillie and Thomas Simon, directors. Family. USA

EDUCATE GIRLS – SHORT DOC
Safeena Husain founded Educate Girls to ensure that girls in India’s most marginalized rural communities are able to achieve their full potential. Safeena Husain; Gabriel Diamond, director. Adult humor. USA

AMERICAN QUEEN - SHORT NARRATIVE
A young, veiled woman endeavors to overcome society’s preconceptions by competing in a beauty pageant. Sharmita Bhattacharya; Yasmine Vega; Nina Nayebi; Natalie Nasr, Hind Metwalli, director. Family. USA

A LIGHT ABOVE - SHORT NARRATIVE
A young girl fights her way out of sex trafficking. Laura Clifton; Joe Pallister; Megan Doyle; Anna Gutto, director. Adult themes, violence. USA

MONSTERS AND GHOSTS, OH MY
LUNCH LADIES - SHORT NARRATIVE
Two burnt out high school lunch ladies obsessed with becoming personal chefs to Johnny Depp, accidentally murder a cheerleader so they serve her up for lunch à la Sweeney Todd. J.M. Logan; Donna Pieroni; Mary Manofsky; Daisy Kershaw; Chris Fickley; J.M. Logan, director. Adult themes and violence. USA

RILEY PARRA – FEATURE NARRATIVE
A cop investigates the murder of a man who turns out to be an angel killed by a demon and she is reluctantly drawn into the battle of good and evil. Marem Hassler; Liz Vassey; Connor Trinneer; Connor Kelly-Eiding; Karl E. Landler; Christin Baker, director. Adult, fantasy violence. USA

INDOMITABLE WOMEN
RUNNING THE 184 – FEATURE DOC
Two men and one woman attempt to run the 184 miles across New Jersey. Ryan Donnelly, Anthony Russo; Connie Gardner; Phil McCarthy; Ali Venty; Kelly Haldeman; Greg Lassik, director. Sports. Some language. Family. USA

JOURNEY BACK TO MYSELF
Without any offshore sailing experience to speak of, Margie Woods set out alone across the Pacific ocean aboard her beloved sailboat. Margie Woods, director. F-lang. USA

UNDERESTIMATED WOMEN
KALI DIARIES ENTRY #3 - SHORT NARRATIVE
Two women fight furiously with knives in a tunnel. Lauren Mary Kim; Amy Johnston; Lauren Mary Kim, director. Adult violence. USA

DEVIL SITS ON BOTH SHOULDERS – FEATURE NARRATIVE
Evelyn Black is a pickpocket who stole the wrong wallet. The wallet she lifted, was actually being tracked down by a hit woman named Georgina Vitis. Georgina Philipps; Kelley VosBurgh; Cornelia Hanes; Drew Allen; J Gulinello; Jake Cullens; Joshua Price; Jonathan Shatoff, director. Adult themes, violence. USA

THE ZONE - SHORT NARRATIVE
A young woman turns to sport hypnosis to improve her boxing skills and faces the challenge of an underground fight that may change her life. Denisse Bon; Anthony Ray Parker; David Tirado; Sarah Brown; Monica Azevedo, director. Boxing. USA

88’ SEOUL – SHORT NARRATIVE
A double agent and the director of the ANSP battle ruthless spies in a warehouse. Taesik Lee; Song Choi; Seongho Heo, director. Fight action, violence. South Korea

CHANGE – SHORT NARRATIVE
A FBI Agent cannot change her Partner/Lover's destiny of being killed even with her loving him. Cherry Xu; Johnny Gao; Cuiji Wu; Efka Kvaraciejus; Samantha Stewart; Shidan Yu, director. Fight action, violence. USA

AHEAD FOR BUSINESS
PERFUME WAR – FEATURE DOC
Using the corporate world, a single mom creates an unlikely weapon in the fight for world peace after her best friend, a soldier, is almost killed by a terrorist. Barb Stegemann; Capt. Trevor Greene; Michael Melski, director. Adult war themes. Canada
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