september, 2019

mon02sep5:00 pmmon8:30 pmFeatured#DirectedbyWomen - Shorts of All Sorts NYC5:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT Crystal Lake, 647 Grand St. Event Organized By: Jennifer Dean and Eric Rice - The 2nd Sex and the 7th Art Country:USA

Event Details

An evening of short films directed by women inspired by the Directed by Women global celebration now in its fifth year. 

Five years ago Jennifer Dean and Eric Rice were inspired by Barbara Ann O’Leary to create an event celebrating women filmmakers and to engage in the Directed by Women September global celebration (

We show films from all over the world, including by NYC locals, to provide a thought-provoking and entertaining evening. We moderate a Q&A session afterward with filmmakers in attendance. This year we have expanded to two blocks of films – because there’s just so much great stuff out there Directed by Women.

The celebration is purely for the art of watching and talking about the work!

Shorts of All Sorts is FREE, but register here to secure your seat. Drinks and food available for purchase.

View trailer here:

To find out more about the films and filmmakers check out:

Jennifer Dean and Eric Rice are also working on a feature documentary celebrating the history of female filmmakers in the U.S. and exploring the challenges they face –

Here’s a glimpse into the films included in Block #1… sharing images, trailers (where available) and insights shared by some of the filmmakers in response to the question…

“Could you please tell us about a moment during the making of your film when you could feel your vision coming together or when you overcame a challenge in a satisfying way?”


#DbW2019: Shorts of All Sorts NYC – Block #1


    • Day 1
    • September 2, 2019
    • 5:00pm Block #1 followed by a Q&A with filmmakers in attendance5:00pm - 6:30pmFOX SPIRIT directed by Min Ding
      SIGNS OF AGING directed by Tara Gadomski
      WHEN THE LIGHT GO OUT (QUANDO A LUZ SE APAGA) directed by Tânia Prates
      TOO MANY BODIES directed by Reena Dutt
      STATE OF INDEPENDENCE directed by Erica Mann
      MUJER EN DÍA directed by Juanita Umaña
      GASLIT directed by Naomi Chainey
      OVER/UNDER directed by Dia Jenet
      GOOD EGG directed by Laurel Cummings
      MOODY directed by Alyssa Shea
      SCARE directed by Sarah Grant

    • 7:00pm Block #2 followed by a Q&A with filmmakers in attendance7:00pm - 8:30pmTAMPON directed by Erica Orofino
      THE SEAMLESS CUP SOCIETY directed by Deb Ethier
      A LETTER TO MYSELF AT 16 directed by Claire Tankersley
      WE WERE HARDLY MORE THAN CHILDREN directed by Cecelia Condit
      THE ESCAPE directed by Tash Ann
      LEOTARD directed by Stephanie Cheng
      THEY GO WILD directed by Stephanie Patrick
      8 MINUTES directed by Ariel Loewenthal
      NEW DEVONIA directed by Kelly Mann & Skye Tati
      THE ART OF DOODLING directed by Nicola Macindoe
      FOR WHILE directed by Jess Irish
      FILM FEMME directed by Leslie D. Lanier


(Monday) 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT


Crystal Lake

647 Grand St.