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June 19, 2017 – Lady Participate 034
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Filmmaker Natalia Leite has two incredible, female driven features under her belt. Her most recent film M.F.A. will be screening as part of Queer|Art|Pride at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, June 24th at 8pm.

Name: Natalia Leite     ::    Occupation: Fillmmaker     ::    City: New York    ::    Astrological sign: Libra Moon & Sag rising

When you're not creating: I like to think that I'm always creating even when I'm sleeping.

Currently reading: Rebecca Solnit's "Men Explain Things to Me"

Best work environment: Sitting at the bar counter in a classic diner. Somehow I get the best work done here.

Your personal masterpiece: I have yet to make. The next piece will always be better than the last so aiming to make the masterpiece is always the goal and never something you look back on.

Current obsession: Orbeez

The future/What's next: Getting ready to direct an interactive series called The Pact and writing a new feature script.

Ladies we should know: My co-writer on my next project, Liz Armstrong.

NEW YORK CITY
Thursday, June 22nd, 7:00pm
Short Films by Ana Lily Amirpour
IFC Center: 323 Sixth Ave at West 3rd St, New York, NY 10014
 
Queer|Art|Pride
Wythe Hotel: 80 Wythe Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11249
Buy Tickets Here
Friday, June 23rd, 8:00pm
My Best Day (2012, Erin Greenwell)
Saturday, June 24th, 4:00pm
Queer|Art|Mentorship Alumni Shorts Screening
Saturday, June 24th, 8:00pm
M.F.A. (2017, Natalia Leite)

NYC Pride June 23th-25th
LOS ANGELES
Wednesday, June 21st, 7:30pm
Reproductive Health Skills
Women's Center for Creative Work: 2425 Glover Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90031
CHICAGO
Saturday, June 24th, 2:00pm
Chicago DYKE MARCH 2017!
Little Village, Chicago: Chicago, IL 60623
PHILADELPHIA
Friday, June 23rd, 9:00pm
Philly HER Summer Party
World Cafe Live: 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Betty Zinefest 2
Betty Zinefest 2017 will be taking place October 7th 2017 at Paul Robeson Galleries In Newark, NJ 11am-4pm. Sign up to a have a booth at the event!
More info here

Women and Hollywood: First Time Female Filmmaker Contest
In celebration and recognition of Women and Hollywood's 10th anniversary, we will conduct a short film contest for first-time female filmmakers. 
More info here
Thanks for participating! See you next Monday for photographer Naima Green!
Curated by Paris McGarry.
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