VESSELS
short film, 2015

 Written and directed by Arkasha Stevenson

Produced by Halee Bernard

Cinematography by Marianne Williams

Production design by Andrea Arce Duval

Edited by Steph Zenee Perez

A young transgender woman considers a dangerous operation that may be her only option in gaining a more feminine body.​

Awards

Vimeo Staff Pick / available online (2019)

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (2017) - Best Editing

San Diego Film Week (2017) - Best Drama / Narrative Short

Mexico International Film Festival (2016) - Golden Palm Award: Best Student Film

FilmOut San Diego (2016) - Best Short

Iris Prize Festival (2015) -  Iris Prize

​IndieFEST Film Awards (2015) - Award of Merit

With support from Panavision and Light Iron.

Original microscopy photographed with assistance from UCLA Medical and Veteran's Hospital West LA.