VAM STUDIO

SULA | JAMILA WOODS


Directed by FATIMAH ASGHAR

Music Video

“Who do we give ourselves permission to be when we’re alone? When our gaze is only on ourselves? I’ve always loved Sula by Toni Morrison, and been particularly struck by the way that Sula isn’t understood by the people around her because of her sexuality. Being in quarantine, connecting to my own sexuality in a way that I hadn’t before, re-reading Sula and listening to the song inspired me to think through the concept of the video.

Read more at PITCHFORK & INTERVIEW MAG


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LITANY | EXPERIMENTAL FILM

Directed, Cinematography and Edited by JORDAN PHELPS


A 5-Part Experimental Film

Manifested & Performed by Po’ Chop | Jenn Freeman

With Support from Rebuild Foundation + The Chicago Dancemakers Forum


LITANY is an exorcism expelling antiquated notions of Blackness, queer identity, spirituality, grace, rage, and healing.

Read more at THE CHICAGO READER


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DAMAGED GOODS | AN ORIGINAL SERIES


Directed by VINCENT MARTELL

Digital Series 

Barely surviving the city of Chicago, four messy roommates will experience complete loss of self-identity, propelling them onto individual paths of uncertainty.


Webby Award Nominee for Best Web Series
Streamy Award Nominee for Indie Series
Queerties Nominee for Best Digital Series

Read more at PAPER MAGDAZED


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GOT GAME? | SHORT FILM


Written & Directed by FATIMAH ASGHAR

Short Film

After a long period of sexual drought, Khudejha is awkward as hell and desperately wants to hook up with someone again. Newly single and with the help of her wing-woman Natasha, their new adventure at a kink party awaits.

Read more at AUTOSTRADDLE


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