PREMIERING ON HBO MAX OCTOBER 18TH
WORLD PREMIERE - 2021 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL - NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
WINNER - 2021 CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - AMERICAN INDEPENDENTS COMPETITION
WINNER - 2021 OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL - BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
WINNER - 2021 COLUMBUS FILM + ANIMATION FESTIVAL - BEST NARRATIVE FEATUREBE
ABOUT THE FILM
Starring: Lorenza Izzo (ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD), Bryan Craig (AMERICAN FIGHTER), Chrissie Fit PITCH PERFECT), Simu Liu (MARVEL’S SHANG-CHI & THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS), Liza Weil (GILMORE GIRLS) & Steven Bauer (SCARFACE)
In 1960's San Francisco, bright and talented Catholic school girl Celina Guerrera (Lorenza Izzo) survives a difficult home life by following the rules. That is until an indiscretion creates a series of devastating consequences. As Celina faces the compounded obstacles of being young and alone, she sets out to rise above the oppression of poverty and invest in a future that sets new precedents for the time. Inspired by real women and the Janis Joplin song of the same title, WOMEN IS LOSERS world premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival, where it finished as one of the most-watched of the festival.
Lissette Feliciano is a writer, director, producer and a graduate of Tisch School of the Arts. She is a Tribeca Film Institute AT&T Untold Stories grant recipient, was named as one of Shoot Magazine's New Directors To Watch, and has served as an ambassador for The Wrap’s Power Women Summit.
Feliciano is repped by Verve and managed by Authentic. Her legal team is Adelman Matz.