A Zoe Films Production
Hi, I’m Victoria lynn Weston. I produced the first and only documentary on Victoria Woodhull that was featured on PBS, and distributed nationally to universities and public libraries; “America’s Victoria, Remembering Victoria Woodhull” which features actress Kate Capshaw who performs the voice-over of Woodhull’s own words.
When Hillary Clinton ran for President, I repackaged “America’s Victoria” into a 90-minute Director’s Cut and included the full interviews with Gloria Steinem, and esteemed professors. The DVDs are available on Amazon.
In 2019, I produced and developed “America’s Victoria ” which is featured on Amazon Echo Devices.
Victoria Woodhull is a story of inspiration. How anyone can become a success at anything they desire regardless of education, or background.
VICTORIA WOODHULL – FREE LOVER
Format: Short film 15-20 minutes
THEME: VICTORIA WOODHULL – FREE LOVER
TAGLINE: “When women dare. Hypocrisy exposed by truth. One woman, the presidency and a country of men.”
Release: Summer, 2023 for film festivals, NFT opportunities. Public release after festival runs.
Produced by my production company, ZOE FILMS, Inc. A Victoria lynn Weston Picture.
Director of Photography: Josh Bedsole, comes with extensive experience in lighting and shooting feature films, commercials, music videos, industrials and just about anything that moves.
IMDB PAGE: Victoria Woodhull – Free Lover
AMERICA’S VICTORIA is a wonderful chronicle of the life of one of the most important and unrecognized women in US history. Although she was a radical suffragist, she refused to restrict her Presidential campaign to the issue of women’s suffrage.
Instead, she advocated a single sexual standard for men and women, legalization of prostitution and the reform of marriage. AMERICA’S VICTORIA combines rare archival images, Woodhull’s own words (ready by KATE CAPSHAW), and illuminating interviews with contemporary feminist, GLORIA STEINEM to present a fascinating portrait of this remarkably brave woman.
QUOTES & REVIEWS from “America’s Victoria, Remembering Victoria Woodhull” documentary.
“Knowing about Victoria Woodhull inspires women to be daring, creative and outrageous.” Gloria Steinem
“If you spliced the genes of Hillary Clinton, Madonna and Margaret Thatcher, you might have someone like Victoria Woodhull.” Steve Murray, Atlanta Journal & Constitution
Victoria Woodhull burst onto the stage with America s most radical reformers, reoriented their movements, and was gone. America’s Victoria is a biography of this enigmatic figure in American history, the daughter of a swindling father and a spiritualist mother, who remade herself several times to become a Wall Street broker, a radical reformer, and, with her third husband, a British lady of the manor. The story is told by a narrator, several commentators, and readings from Woodhull s speeches and contemporary documents. –The American Journal of History
Victoria Woodhull was a fascinating woman, way ahead of her time, an advocate not only of women’s suffrage but of legalized prostitution, equality in marriage, and free love, by which she meant a commitment untrammeled by governmental regulations. She ran for president four times and generally lived a life imagined by most women (and men) of her day. She is described as electrifying, larger than life, and flamboyant. Interviews with Gloria Steinem, Ellen Dubois (a UCLA historian), and others are filled with enthusiasm and admiration. Recommended for Women’s Studies collections. –Library Journal
Currently FREE LOVER is in
Post Production | June 2023
Public Screenings & Distribution | Festival Submissions | Summer – Fall of 2023
Victoria Woodhull: Christina Leidel
Christina Leidel is an award-winning stage and screen actress based in Atlanta. She has starred in a number of films which have enjoyed successful festival runs, including Inhaling Red (Best Drama – Freedom Festival International; San Francisco Frozen Film Festival; Louisville International Film Festival), Molly (Audience Choice Award – Rome International Film Festival; Best Comedy Short finalist – Canton Film Festival; Best Comedy nominee – Beaufort International Film Festival), and The Last Filmmaker (Best SC Film – South Carolina Underground Film Festival). Right now you can watch her star in the harrowing Olivia on Amazon Prime, a film centering on depression awareness.
** Colonel James Blood: Austin Freeman
Austin Freeman is an American actor, born in Anderson, SC to Deana and Roger Freeman and his step-father, Robert Roach. He began acting in theatrical productions at the age of 16 where he discovered a love for storytelling. He received his Bachelor’s in Theatre Performance from Young Harris College in 2012. He is known for his work in The Mule, The Walking Dead, Watchmen and Paradise Lost.
Travis West is an award winning actor playing lead and supporting roles on film and television. Checkout IMDb.
Rev. Henary Ward Beecher
The Rev. Henry Ward Beecher is played by the talented Beau Blanchard.
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