A quiet, subjective, feature length drama. A love song to the descendants of diaspora.
Amidst rising anti-Semitism in Billings, Montana, Rae, a young Jewish girl and descendant of Holocaust survivors uncovers issues of self worth and buried childhood trauma that must face and heal.
Currently in post production
Written & Directed by Alana Waksman
Produced by Jeri Rafter & Marshall Granger
Cinematography by Bryan Mendoza
When Jeff returns home after his mother's death, he meets her boyfriend Phil, a man his own age.
Directed by Alana Waksman
Written and Edited by Marshall Granger
Featuring Aaron Roos and Angelo Rizzo
Directed, Shot, and Edited by Alana Waksman
From Hermina Jean's EP - HOT GREY
A STORY ABOUT THE FIGHT AND PAIN OF ADDICTION. TAYLOR, A 27 YEAR OLD ALCOHOLIC MUSICIAN, IS FACED WITH THE CHOICE OF CONTINUING HER LIFE ON A SELF DESTRUCTIVE PATH, OR TAKING A STEP TOWARDS RECOVERY.
Set in the 1950s in rural Colorado, a young girl June witnesses her father disappear for days without explanation, and the pain that it gives her mother.
"Pieces" is a selection of scenes from the full length feature film in progress - "I'm Too Small To Bear The Load."
Written and Directed by Alana Waksman
Featuring Georgia Rose Matlack, Olga O'Farrell, Jeff Elam, Adam Quirch, and Johnny Bouchard
A SELECTION OF THE FEATURE FILM DIRECTED BY ALANA WAKSMAN.
now available to stream on netflix, youtube, and google play.
DIRECTED BY: DAVID BEIER, DAVE DORSEY, MAHIN IBRAHIM, AUSTIN KOLODNEY, WILL LOWELL, DRUE METZ, BRANDON SOMERHALDER, ALANA WAKSMAN, JON YONKONDY, XU ZHANG
PRODUCED BY: VANESSA PANTLEY, TAREK TOHME
FEATURING: CARMEN ARGENZIANO, HORATIO SANZ, JAMES FRANCO, LUIS GUZMAN, LIN SHAYE, VERA CHERNY
WORLD PREMIERE: PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - JANUARY 2015
THE DESERT SUN
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
THE LA TIMES (PLAY VIDEO AND SCROLL THROUGH PHOTO GALLERY TO PHOTO #3)
PALM SPRINGS LIFE
RELEASED JULY 9, 2015
RELEASED MARCH 2, 2016
OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO "REC'D FOREVER" BY MY FLAG IS ON FIRE FROM EUROPA SONG
video + poem by Alana Waksman
concept by Alana Waksman + Miranda Mallard
featuring Miranda Mallard + Alana Waksman (voice)