QUEER ARTIST & FILMMAKER:
Over the past eighteen years Stephen Barnett has produced 20 films of varied length, cast, crew, and content.
He was recently awarded an MA in Gender, Sexuality, and Cinema Theory from the CUNY Graduate Center.
As well, he holds a CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies in Theatre and Cinema production; during which he interned for the independent film production company, Killer Films, founded by producers Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler.
Prior to that, he studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and the Herbert Berghof Studio.
Meanwhile, he established himself and continues his work in B/W Darkroom Photography, which has uniquely evolved into Mixed-Media Structural Assemblages he refers to as: Photography Sculptures.
(2 Scenes / 2 Locations)
Trapped between loving the sinner and hating the sin, a desperate Grandmother turns to her Priest for guidance regarding her queer Grandchild.
(Film Festival Submissions)
Falling in Love Again
A queer dramedy about a modern nostalgic romance, and the power to resist its fickle nature.
A Frame, a Light, and a Squirrel
Cinéma vérité -
Resisting parental control, a plucky little child pursues a furry new friend.
*Official Selection: "One Shot" Film Festival, June 4-10, 2018