She’s a Beast Films Award-Winning Documentary “Quarantine” Will Be Screening at the San Diego Black Film Festival
SAN DIEGO, CA, April 24, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — “Quarantine: A Visual Documentary,” an award-winning film created by She’s a Beast Films, has been selected for the San Diego Black Film Festival. This is the first-ever film released by She’s a Beast Films, sharing an up-front and artfully crafted depiction of how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the United States in 2020. “Quarantine” is a documentary short film made in collaboration with Clazzmates, a jazz band from Detroit who recently relocated to Phoenix. Clazzmates provided the music for “Quarantine” while She’s a Beast Films developed the visuals and spoken word. So far, the film has won the award for Best Documentary Short Film at the Las Vegas Premiere Film Festival and received honorable mentions for editing at the Black Panther Films Festival and the Global Shorts Film Festival.
She’s a Beast Films is a production company run by an African-American mother-daughter team based out of Tempe, Arizona. Safiya Andrews, currently in film school at Grand Canyon University, is a writer, producer, and editor for She’s a Beast Films. Her daughter, Soraya Andrews, is a writer, director, and editor for the company. Together, they share their talents with the world through the production of compelling visual masterpieces.
“This film was our first release working together as a mother-daughter duo, and my daughter and I are so honored to receive so much praise for our hard work,” said Safiya Andrews, director, producer, and editor of “Quarantine: A Visual Documentary.” “We are so excited to share our documentary with the community of San Diego at the region’s Black Film Festival.”
“My mother and I put our heart and soul into this film, so it feels good to have been so well-received at recent film festivals we have been invited to. The two of us have always had a passion for filmmaking, and we are so grateful to have the opportunity to share our project with the San Diego Film Festival,” said Soraya Andrews, a writer, director, and editor of the documentary. “With the recent success of our first film, I have a feeling that our upcoming projects will create a significant buzz upon their release.”
Upcoming film projects by She’s a Beast Films include “Justified,” which delves into domestic violence against men, “Isabel,” a film about depression and suicide, “Letting Go,” a psychological drama that explores post-traumatic stress disorder, and “The Painting,” a horror film. Both Safiya and Soraya Andrews will continue to channel their artistic passions into filmmaking as the groundbreaking mother-daughter duo who act as the masterminds behind She’s a Beast Films. The upcoming appearance of the short film “Quarantine: A Visual Documentary” at the San Diego Black Film Festival is an exciting milestone for She’s a Beast Films. The talented team behind the film has a unique aptitude for editing and producing stunning visual art. Their exceptional ability to capture the authentic and raw moments in life has led them to achieve significant accomplishments with their first release. The film industry can expect great things from the upcoming releases that this talented production company has in the works.
To learn more about “Quarantine: A Visual Documentary,” visit www.quarantinevisualdoc.com. Film screening at the festival is Friday, April 29th, 2022 at 6:00pm at the Theater Box.
She’s A Beast Films is a production company founded by mother-daughter team, Safiya and Soraya Andrews, in Tempe, AZ. Together these two are writers, cinematographers & editors with a unique vision and voice. Quarantine: A Visual Documentary, is just the beginning of many great films to come. The focus of their productions will be on passion projects that consist of documentaries, horror, psychological thrillers and action movies that will resonate with viewers due to emotional topics that will shake you to the core.
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