After the threat of a biological attack during the Cold War leaves the residents of a NYC tenement building trapped inside,
a troubled teenager must fight against the self-appointed leader in order to save the tenants.
WOMEN IN FILM
One of the most exciting aspects of this film is that those involved are primarily female. Despite women making up a majority of the movie-going audience since 2010, females are far under-represented both in front of and behind the camera with women making up only 13% of directors, 5% of cinematographers, and 34% of speaking characters in the top 250 grossing films in 2019*.
The crew of our film is 77% female with 62.5% of our speaking roles specified for female characters, including our main protagonist.
Some of the crew of Darkness in Tenement 45 during production.
*Center for the Study of Women in Television & Film