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Director: Anu Valia
Film: Lucia, Before And After
This director, writer, producer, and actor has been seen everywhere. Her newest film, Lucia, Before And After, follows a young woman during an abortion clinic crisis.
Director: Chloë Sevigny
From Kids to Kitty, Sevigny has never shied away from subversive projects. In her film, she explores the world of a young girl who has transformed into a kitten.
Director: Courtney Hoffman
Film: The Good Time Girls
Costume designer, writer, director. There is nothing Hoffman can't do. Her film The Good Time Girls is a female-driven western dead-set on revenge.
Director: Gabourey Sidibe
Film: The Tale Of Four
Her acting debut gave her an Academy Award nomination and her directorial debut is going to be just as stellar. The Tale Of Four is based on the song "Four Women" by Nina Simone.
Director: Jessica Dimmock
This photojournalist has dedicated her work to showcasing the truth — no matter the experience. Esprit follows an annual week-long conference that draws transgender women in their 50s, 60s, and 70s together from all over the country.