Michael Massicotte  

Michael Massicotte is an independent producer, primarily working on documentary films. His latest production, Geek Girls (2017), premiered in Official Competition at the 2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest in the United Kingdom. The film is confirming its festival route; it screened in Montreal at the 2017 Fantasia International Film Festival and won Best Documentary Feature Film Bronze Prize award. Geek Girls has also played in Sweden, the United States, Scotland, and other festivals around the world. (6/1*

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Geek Girls

A film by Michael Massicotte, 2017, 83 min, Color

Nerdy women - the "hidden half" of fan culture - open up about their lives in the world of conventions, video games, and other rife-with-misogyny pop culture touchstones. While geek communities have recently risen to prominence, very little attention is paid to geek women. Filmmaker Gina Hara, struggling with her own geek identity, explores the…

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