Fury & Tenderness is an innovative feature documentary written & directed by Pratibha Parmar & produced by Shaheen Haq. The film is inspired by the life and writings of radical feminist Andrea Dworkin (1946-2005) one of the most influential & controversial feminist of the 20th century.
HOW TO MAKE A DONATION
Women Make Movies is our fiscal sponsor. Donations of $100 or more sent to Women Make Movies will be tax-deductible. (Make check payable to WOMEN MAKE MOVIES with Fury & Tenderness in the memo line & send to:
Women Make Movies, 115 West 29th Street, suite 1200 New York, NY 10001
You can also send us a cheque made out to:
Kali8 Productions LLC with Fury & Tenderness in the memo line and send to:
1563 Solano Avenue #340 Berkeley, California 94707
UK Cheque Payments
Please email us directly and we can give you our UK Bank details if you wish to pay by cheque.
Andrea Dworkin used her personal experiences of sexual assault to write powerful, compelling books. Her eventful life story is of a woman coming to speech despite the relentless attempts to silence and misrepresent her.
John Berger, writer of Ways of Seeing said, “Andrea Dworkin was perhaps the most misrepresented writer and activist in the Western world.”
Interweaving impressionistic dramatizations with actors, layered with documentary archival footage, interviews with friends and critical feminist/cultural commentators, the film will use Andrea Dworkin’s compelling writings to create a powerful emotional narrative. We have completed many significant interviews including Gloria Steinem,Joanna Fateman, Sarah Ditum and Bidisha.
Exciting News & Next Steps
We’ve cast two outstanding actresses for the first ‘chapter’ of the film – the talented, Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games) http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/25798/1/amandla-stenberg-the-new-agenda and the equally talented Gina Torres http://www.gina-torres.com.
Our intention is to shoot this first ‘chapter’ titled WILD CHILD in L.A. early 2016. This footage alongside the archival materials and interviews will be edited to create a sampler to enable further fund raising.
What We Need
In the first instance we need to raise $25,000 for the WILD CHILD shoot.
Dear friends and supporters we invite and welcome donations of any amount. Your contributions are indispensible. We know from our previous crowd funding campaign on Beauty In Truth, no amount is too small. Every $25, $30, $50 adds up exponentially. We can offer many perks along the way including tickets to the film premier, on set visits as well as an on screen credit. Donations of $250 or above are tax deductible via our U.S. fiscal sponsors Women Make Movies. Donations of $10K and above qualify for an Associate Producer credit.
If you are unable to make a donation at this time, please do circulate this email request to at least 5 people in your networks creating a ripple effect turning into a tsunami of support.
Making independent films with social, political impact continues to be tough especially for women filmmakers of color. Women are still a very small minority in the film industry as has been proven time and time again. We truly believe and have experienced that it is the vibrant & diverse communities’ of women and other allies who will get us started.
Please join us on this journey to birth a film that will challenge & change the ongoing global genocide of women and girls.
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