Jessica Devaney  

JESSICA DEVANEY is a Brooklyn-based producer and the founder of Multitude Films. She recently produced THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED (Tribeca 2018), dubbed "a real-world conspiracy thriller" by Variety, as well as ROLL RED ROLL (Tribeca 2018), which The Hollywood Reporter named "essential viewing." She also produced the Critic’s Choice-nominated SPEED SISTERS (Hot Docs 2015), which The New York Times called "subtly rebellious and defiantly optimistic" and OUT AGAIN (Outfest 2017) for Refinery29’s Shatterbox Anthology. Jessica’s directorial debut short, LOVE THE SINNER (Tribeca 2017) was a Sojourners Editors’ Pick and PFLAG called it "stunning and pertinent." Additional credits include CALL HER GANDA (Tribeca 2018), NAILA & THE UPRISING (IDFA 2017), Peabody Award-winning MY NEIGHBOURHOOD (Tribeca 2012), and Ridenhour Prize-winning BUDRUS (Tribeca 2010). Jessica co-founded the Queer Producers Collective, produced Doc Society’s Queer Impact Producers Lab, and was a Sundance Edit and Story Lab Fellow and Women at Sundance Fellow. (03/19)

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Love the Sinner

A film by Jessica Devaney, 2017, 17 min, Color

LOVE THE SINNER is a personal documentary exploring the connection between Christianity and homophobia in the wake of the 2016 shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Queer filmmaker Jessica Devaney grew up deeply immersed in Evangelical Christianity in Florida. After breaking with her youth as a nationally recognized activist and leader among conservative Evangelicals, Jessica…

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