Experiencing Interruptions?


What's popular among today's youth? Standing out. It's not just about being different in your hobbies and artwork, but also standing out in your appearance and the way you dress. It's a way for us to identify with our own selves, learn about ourselves, our culture, and gender. What's not okay is for someone to take the right to your personal appearance away, here's why.

  • Jillian Towson
  • Jillian Towson
  • Jillian Towson
  • Artemis
    Key Cast
  • Lalibela Faraba
    Key Cast
  • Henri Lozano
    Key Cast
  • CeCi Smith
    Key Cast
  • Kelli Anderson
  • Ashley Marsh
    Location Scout
  • Iyana Thompson
    Assistant Director
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 4, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    50 mm, DSLR.
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Director Biography - Jillian Towson

At the young age of sixteen, Jillian Towson has only just begun her career as a filmmaker. Jillian attends Duke Ellington School of the Arts and is studying Film, Photography, and many different forms of writing. She has created a total of two documentaries in the past two years. Both documentaries focus on the empowerment of young people, and mainly young women. The films that she creates are meant to motivate teenagers, more specifically young women, on their journey through life and finding out who they are in our world. Jillian's films motivate, inspire, and educate.

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Director Statement

I create films for the people I know and love, for the women that inspire me to make the changes needed in this world.