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Film Inquiry

The festival [Moonfaze] provides a platform for voices traditionally marginalised in film for film makers from all over the world. We caught up with Premstar Santana, founder and director of the festival, to find out more about this magical festival...

Lady Clever

Moonfaze Feminist Film Festival, which took place for the second year this past December 1st, isn’t just a call for a more inclusive film industry, it’s a concrete step in that direction. Spearheaded by Premstar Santana...

Live Fast Magazine

Moonfaze Feminist Film Festival is the answer to some much needed art therapy. Created by Premstar Santana and produced by Roxanne Morrison out of the need to share marginalized stories, the Los Angeles-based festival is inclusive of all voices...


PREVIOUS PRESS

BITCH FLICKS

"The opening film, Luna — written, directed by, and starring Premstar herself — immediately set the tone for the rest of the festival. Premstar’s film let me know that she was not bullshitting about her clarion call to elevate the game." Read More


 

IT'S A GRRRL INTERVIEW

"...artists like Premstar are perfect walking examples of how amazing it can be to break free and explore our emotions, embrace our “ugly”,

and to create our own identities." Read More


ATLAS AERIS - BEST ACTRESS AWARD

"These moments emphasize the narcissism at the centre of this neglectful relationship, and Santana and Crawford deliver excellent performances." Read More


RIBBON OF LIFE REVIEW

"...but is in love with Esmae (excellent Premstar Santana) formerly known as Preston. The excellent cast transcends..." Read More


BLOG CRITICS REVIEW OF THE LADY M. MONOLOGUES

"...a vehicle for Santana to show off her acting chops as we listen to the classic ravings not in a Scots castle, but in a suburban environment." Read More


MS. IN THE BIZ

"Actress, filmmaker and founder of Moonfaze, Premstar Santana, as well as producer partner Roxanne Morrison took the time to chat with me about the upcoming festival and the inspiration behind it." Read More


CITIZENS OF CULTURE

"...made me realize that for feminists/womanists in Los Angeles, community is rhizomatic and growing." Read More


SCREENWRITERS RANT ROOM 2015

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BUSTED BUGGY ENTERTAINMENT

"Santana started on the filmmaking side by creating a series of short, experimental films titled Her Changing Faces. The series presents a variety of portraits, with each “face” expressing its own process and journey." Read More


KAFFEINE BUZZ

“The idea struck me like a bolt of badass lighting,” states Moonfaze creator, actor and filmmaker, Premstar Santana." Read More


LA WEEKLY

"Sick of the film industry patriarchy? Head to Hollywood for Moonfaze Feminist Film Festival..." Read More


BEHIND THE SCENES INTERVIEW - FEATURE FILM IN WORLD WAR

"Filmmaking is a team sport; it takes a village to make a movie." Read More