Sontenish Myers On Exploring The Culture Of Silence Amongst Women In Cross My Heart
SONTENISH Myers’ short film Cross My Heart demonstrates why she is considered one of the most exciting emerging filmmakers of the moment. Poignant and impactful, the film follows two teenage girls who are burdened with a dark family secret.
Close-up Culture’s James Prestridge spoke to Sontenish about Cross My Heart, the culture of silence amongst women, Spike Lee’s influence and much more.
Sontenish's film Cross My Heart made its California premiere at Palm Springs Shortfest where Sontenish was awarded the Alexis Award for Best Emerging Student Filmmaker. Read here for the full article including Cross My Heart as one of the most exciting woman-directed films at 2018's Palm Springs Shortfest!
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Writer-Director Sontenish Myers interview with "We Are Moving Stories", the world's largest online community for new voices in film.
A cover story on the screening of Cross My Heart at Palm Springs Shortfest 2018. Includes spoilers so click with caution!
"When the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival’s program “Secrets and Lies” concluded, the audience filed out of the theater, gathered in the lobby, where some lingered to connect with filmmaker Sontenish Myers and perhaps share a secret..."