Amendment 28 Films
We a development production company that creates narrative films to call attention to the centuries-long battles for equal rights for women and racial minorities across the globe. The majority of the films’ themes center on the importance of resilience and perseverance both women and men have developed in the face of the numerous injustice and systemic gender/racial biases that have been prevalent for centuries.
IN DEVELOPMENT: A true story of survival
THE WOMAN OF
PROJECT TYPE: Feature-length Dramatic Historical film based on the biography, Juana Briones of 19th Century California by Jeanne Farr McDonnell.
LOGLINE: In order to support and protect her eight children, Juana Briones, an undaunted and illiterate medicine woman, leaves her alcoholic physically abusive husband to become an entrepreneur in 19th century California as it transitions from control by Spain, to Mexico and then to the United States.