AWI Short Film Competition

Believe Me

In the wake of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, a teenage girl is raped at a party and fears she won’t be believed because of the rape culture messages overwhelming her online and at home.

Content heads up: impacts and visual depiction of sexual assault, alcohol use

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Director: Kristin Kinsey

Kristin Kinsey is a Maryland filmmaker graduating in December, 2018 from Towson University with a degree in Electronic Media and Film. She fell in love with filmmaking at age 11 when she picked up her family’s video camera for the first time. Now, Kristin focuses on telling stories with strong social context and modern relevance, finding the most meaning in telling authentic stories of the human experience. She enjoys writing characters that reflect the complexity and diversity of the world we live in, and advocates strongly for women and minorities in the film industry. In between film shoots, she enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors, usually with a camera in hand.

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