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About


Matthew Klein
 

Matthew Klein is director based in Los Angeles and a graduate of Emerson College. His short films have screened at festivals internationally, winning a jury prize at the Milwaukee Film Festival in 2016. In addition to directing, Matthew currently works in post production at FuseFX, and has worked on films such as Tomb Raider, Roman J. Israel, Esq., and Fences. He is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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STERILE


STERILE

STERILE


STERILE

Director/Writer/Co-Editor | 2016 |Short Film | 7minutes

Sterile follows the story of Donna, a victim of forced sterilization, as she fights to prove the horrific wrong the Eugenics Board of North Carolina did to her in 1968.

AWARDS

Cream City College Filmmaker Award- 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival

Nominated for Outstanding Writing and Editing, 35th Annual EVVY Awards

Runner-Up, Best College Student Short- 2017 Denton Black Film Festival

FESTIVALS

  • Milwaukee Film Festival

  • Roxbury International Film Festival, Boston

  • Chicago Feminist Film Festival

  • Twin Cities Black Film Festival

  • Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival

  • Denton Black Film Festival

  • Boat on the River Vistula Festival, Poland

  • Festival de Cine Ananse Afro, Colombia

  • Emerson Film Festival, Boston

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GRAYSCALE


GRAYSCALE

GRAYSCALE


GRAYSCALE

Director/Co-Writer/Editor | 2018 | Short Film | 7 minutes

A young woman teetering on the edge of self-destruction butts heads with her closest friend in a motel room in the middle of the desert.

Festivals

  • Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival

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DRAG FOR A QUEEN


DRAG FOR A QUEEN

DRAG FOR A QUEEN


DRAG FOR A QUEEN

Director/Editor | 2017 | Music Video | 4 minutes

A drag queen crashes a conversion therapy meeting in The Lavender Scare's Drag For a Queen Official Music video.