Karen Maine was such an inspiration to talk to. Based in New York City, the filmmaker and writer has worked on many films from Obvious child with Jenny Slate and her directorial debut Yes, God, Yes starring Natalia Dyer from Stranger Things, where she draws from her real life experiences attending an all-girls Catholic school, which was the winner of SXSW’s Special Jury Prize for Best Ensemble.
In this episode, we talk about everything from her journey into filmmaking as well as her experience with her just released directorial debut of ‘Yes, God, Yes’’.
This dramedy that follows the Catholic teenage girl Alice (played by Natalia Dyer) as she discovers masturbation and struggles to suppress her urges in the face of eternal damnation.
We also get into how to direct semi-autobiographies, and how Covid-19 has affected indie filmmaking. Listen to the full episode now, wherever you get your podcasts!