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Filmmaker Spotlight: Jamerry Kim

Posted on November 4, 2013 | Tags: , , , ,


Filmmaker Spotlight: Jamerry Kim

SFTFF: What is the name of your film? 

JK: Who is Pauline Park?

SFTFF: What was the inspiration for your film? 

JK: Pauline Park, of course!

SFTFF: Describe your film in 3 words. 

JK: Acceptance, Music, and Michael Bloomberg.

SFTFF: What is one thing you learned from making your film?

JK: I learned that making a film is an honor and a humbling endeavor.

SFTFF: If your film had to be summed up in one song, what song would it be? 

JK: “I’m Every Woman” Chaka Khan 

“Who is Pauline Park?” will be screened on Sunday, November 10 at 2:30pm as part of the “Afternoon Delight: Transgender Shorts”. For more information, visit the 2013 Festival Program.


Filmmaker Spotlight: Ewan Duarte

Posted on October 23, 2013 | Tags: , ,

SFTFF: What is the name of your film?

ED: Change Over Time

SFTFF: What was the inspiration for your film?

ED: I was inspired to create a film that focused on the emotional and soul experiences of my changes during my first year on testosterone. I wanted to share my inner life through the medium of film/media.

SFTFF: Describe your film in three words.

ED: Beautiful. Authentic. Inspiring.

SFTFF: What is one thing you learned from making your film?

ED: One thing that I learned from making Change Over Time is that my creative work is a process. Change Over Time was definitely a process piece. It took 3 years to create. The first year I was archiving my experiences via digital media, journaling, etc. The next two years I focused on the actual film.

SFTFF: If your film had to be summed up in one song, what song would it be?

ED: If my film had to be summed up into one song what would it be? This is a great question. The sound of OM. The song of the universe. The sound of the heart-beating.

“Change Over Time” will be screened on Friday, November 8 @ 8:00pm as part of the “Opening Night Gala: Transgender Shorts”. For more information, visit the 2013 Festival Program.