Dark Forest


A hipster millennial-equally versed in neuroscience and party drugs-steps out of her depth into the complex world of Amazonian shamanism. She finds herself in the crossfire of an intense battle for power being waged in a magical dimension she's not even sure she believes in.

Filmmaker Bio(s)

While completing her MFA at NYU's Tisch Graduate Film Program, Elena Greenlee (writer) wrote, directed and produced numerous shorts including Mariachi, which screened at festivals across the U.S., and Nasceu Maria, which received multiple awards. In 2013 Elena became a Film Independent Producing Fellow for her first feature production Manos Sucias, winner of the Tribeca Film Festival's Best New Narrative Director Award and 2nd Place Audience Award, and recipient of two SFFS / KRF Filmmaking grants.

Film Details
  • Director(s): Elena Greenlee
  • Producer(s): Elena Greenlee, Gabriel Blanco, Marcia Mayer
  • Writer(s): Elena Greenlee

Fall 2014 & Spring 2016 SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grant Recipient

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