Pinky Promise



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One mother's story of survival
A short documentary about a mother who survived domestic violence and saved the lives of her children and herself. If you know someone in Western North Carolina experiencing domestic violence please share this resource with them: Helpmate at

Director Biography - Katie Damien

Katie Damien is an award-winning filmmaker with over a decade of commercial production and independent filmmaking experience, she has been awarded various accolades including eight Emmy Awards for her short form work, and both Gold and Mosaic American Advertising Federation awards.

“Joint Effort” a short film she produced and directed won the grand prize in an international competition, the National Film Challenge and screened at the Cannes Film Festival. Her short film “Hope” garnered awards from multiplet film festivals. Her first feature film, “My Toxic Backyard,” also won Best Documentary Film at the Greenpoint Film Festival and received 4 Emmy nominations.


Directed by Katie Damien

Written by Katie Damien

Production Company Angry Unicorn Entertainment

Produced by Katie Damien

Cast Shatara Sheppard

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