I SEE A DARKNESS is a short, lyrical interpretation of identical sisters who, like twin stars caught in each other’s gravitational field, are doomed to spin around each other forever. Based on a combination of true stories, the film charts a pair of twin sisters’ last few days together.
Reel Independent Women's Showcase
BlackStar Film Festival
Portland Underground Film Festival
New York City International Film Festival
COMMERCIAL FOR THE QUEEN OF MEATLOAF is a surrealist take on a 1950s commercial in which a bored housewife attempts to spice up her marriage by preparing a delicious meatloaf for dinner. What emerges from the kitchen is “The Queen of Meatloaf” incarnate, who proceeds to invade the homes of consumers and wreak havoc on the commercial set.
Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media at Johns Hopkins University
New Filmmakers Los Angeles "Best Of" Awards - nominated for Best Comedy Performance (Aya Cash) and Best New Media (Dina Fiasconaro)
Women's Voices Now! Best Experimental Film
Sidewalk Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival, Denver Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, Made in Baltimore Film Festival, Charm City Fringe Festival, Locavore Screening Series, Grrl House Cinema, Annapolis Film Festival, St. Francis College Women’s Film Festival, Annapolis Film Festival, Montclair Film Festival, Nepal America International Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Brooklyn Women's Film Festival, Mondo Cult Showcase, HerStory Cinephilia Society, Yoni Fest, Women's Voices Now Online Film Festival, Roxy Cinema Tribeca Underground Film Festival, Bechdel Film Festival
BEYOND THE PALE is a 1950s period piece set in Asbury Park, NJ and based on a true story. A young junkie accidentally kills his grandmother and struggles with guilt, loss and redemption.
Short Film Series at the Den in NYC
Escape from New York Film Series
DC Underground Film Festival
Bearded Child Film Festival and Best Of Bearded Child Traveling Showcase
Open Zone at Ocularis in Brooklyn
LadyFest East Film Festival
TRUE LOVE WAITS is the story of an elderly widow, Lily, who is used to a solitary and patterned existence. When the energetic Anthony moves in next door, she is annoyed and indifferent to his advances. But her interest slowly peaks, her heart thaws and she allows herself to get close to him without swallowing her pride.
National Italian-American Foundation Grant
HBO Young Producers Development Award
Berkeley Film and Video Festival
Calandra Institute New Italian-American Cinema Festival
National Organization of Italian-American Women Screening Series