Experiencing Interruptions?


A fast-paced and heartwarming portrait of multiple gold record winning Thanet based songwriter Jennifer Maidman, and the making of her album at Dreamland recording studio in Woodstock, Upstate New York. Shot on location in the Woodstock area, Dakota Lane's film takes an in-depth and sometimes dreamy look into Jennifer's early life as a female born in a male form, and how this shaped her destiny as musician and human. Also featuring Jennifer's partner and collaborator Annie Whitehead, and legendary Woodstock musicians David Torn and Jerry Marotta, as well as an international cast of others.

An official selection for the 2018 New York City Independent Film Festival in the short documentary category.

  • Dakota Lane
  • Dakota Lane, Jennifer Maidman
  • Jennifer Maidman, Dakota Lane
  • Jennifer Maidman
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Music, LGBT, transgender
  • Runtime:
    28 minutes 8 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 5, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    4k video
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Official selection NYC Indie Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    May 13, 2018
Director Biography - Dakota Lane

Dakota Lane has video work featured on The New York Times site as well as a 23 million hit kitten video on YouTube. She has made hundreds of videos on the Woodstock art and music scene and recently completed a nine year series of short docs on KTD, the Tibetan Buddhist monastery which us the North American seat of the Karmapa.

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