Graceland Girls was chosen as “Best of” the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival! The film screened this afternoon, along with three other films, at Chicago’s Historic Holiday Star Theater for those who may have missed the original festival in early October. I am thrilled for another great chance to spread the word about the power of educating girls to help break the cycle of poverty. Hope you enjoyed the film!
The Director’s Guild of America recently announced the winners of the 18th Annual DGA Student FIlm Awards. I am excited to announce that Graceland Girls has won the DGA Jury Prize for the women’s category. Check out the news in the Hollywood Reporter! DGA Honors Diverse Student Filmmakers, Hollywood Reporter, Nov 13, 2012 The Directors Guild of America announced on Tuesday the winners of the 2012 DGA Student Film Awards for African American, Asian American, Latino and Women directors. The [...]
The Women’s Independent Film Festival today announced their Fall 2012 Award Winners, and I am proud to share that the documentary short Graceland Girls brought home four out of six awards in the “Feminism on Film” category! Graceland Girls Won the Following 2012 Feminism on Film Awards: Best of Feminism on Film Award Best Directing Award Best Editing Award Best Cinematography Award For a complete list of award-winners, CLICK HERE.
Check out the Berkeley Beacon article featuring Graceland Girls and an interview with Director, Jordan Salvatoriello: GRACELAND GIRLS CHOOSE EDUCATION By Asta Tall / Beacon Correspondent October 31, 2012 at 6:42 pm All Masters of Fine Arts ‘12 graduates at Emerson College construct a master thesis; Jordan Salvatoriello’s took her to Kenya. Salvatoriello knew she wanted her master thesis film to be about an important mission. Her drive was there, but she couldn’t seem to pin point a cause. “I thought [...]