Way back in November of 2015, I (Nicole) attended the legendary first-ever Ax Wound Film Festival in Brattleboro, VT. I saw many wonderful short horror films there, and met many fabulous people, including Kristina Leath-Malin who was there to talk about her documentary, My Final Girl, which looks at the black women of 70s/80s horror […]
Save Film Threat! Film Threat was an indelible film zine turned professional magazine turned website that covered all types of independent film. I (Nicole) read Film Threat regularly in middle and high school. It helped usher me in to wide wide, weird world of low-budget indie film. I still have some stickers they sent me (along with […]
Summary: “WE ARE IN A VISIBILITY CRISIS! Queer women make up 2% of tv characters and in 2016, 18 female queer characters have already been killed. The representation and longevity of our storylines are at risk. With the support of an all female cast and crew we bring to you queer ladies that are eternal.” […]
Summary: “My next album, NOISEWITCH, is halfway done. The second half of the recording takes place in August 2016. You can hear snippets of songs in the video above. I want to get this music into your ears as soon as possible! For this to happen I need to know there are enough of you wanting […]
This is a story about the language—and power—of laughter. In a refugee camp on the Syrian-Jordanian border, an unlikely friendship is formed between two young women—Timea, a European clown on a mission to spread joy, and Hanadi, a Syrian refugee convinced that war has robbed her of laughter.
It’s a character driven dramedy like Orange Is the New Black, but instead of being set in a prison, it’s set in an abortion clinic. We interviewed 8 women and 1 man and dramatized their stories. They are funny, sad, awkward, surprising, and most importantly, normal.
In our second episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon sit down with filmmaker Christina Raia (Summit, IndieWorks film series), to discuss social media and crowdfunding. Part two of a four part interview. We also share a social media tip on using images to attract attention, and Nicole and Christina try to guess the oldies song Sean misheard as containing the lyric “She’s a slut you mourn, and you will know.”