About the Project

A Woman's Place is a two part initiative combining story telling elements of narrative film and short documentary clips of real stories to raise awareness about domestic abuse.

Watch a few clips from the film.

View the ongoing docu-series.

We are currently raising funds for the feature length film. Once funded we plan to use the powerful pull of fiction, to break the stereotype that many have of abuse victims.

Our Docu-series chronicles testimonies of abuse survivors. These powerful stories are encouraging people to start talking about domestic violence, with the hashtag #aWomansPlace watch more on our YouTube Channel

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Our funding is donor based, all donations are tax-deductible through our fiscal sponsor, From the Heart Productions. Please help us raise awareness by donating above.

A Woman's Place

Raising Awareness Through Film

A Woman's Place is a two part initiative combining story telling elements of fiction film and short documentary clips of real stories to raise awareness about domestic abuse.

The Docu-series

A Woman's Place online Docu-series chronicles testimonies of abuse survivors. These powerful stories are encouraging people to start talking about domestic violence, a topic which has far too often been swept under the rug.

The Fiction Film

We are currently raising funds for the feature length film. Once funded we'll use the powerful pull of fiction, to break the stereotype that many have of abuse victims.

Watch a few clips from the film.

donate here

All funding for A Woman's Place is donor based, all donations are tax-deductible through our fiscal sponsor, From the Heart Productions. Please help us raise awareness by donating above.

Social Media

1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime.

Domestic Violence has been highlighted recently in the news through several publicized players and more. A Woman's Place is a two part initiative that is all about empowering women while bringing more awareness to the topic of domestic abuse.

Our Filmmaking Team

Monica Graves ~ Writer / Director

After having 8 children, Monica enrolled in college and received her BFA in Digital Film and Video from The Art Institute of Portland. Parallel to college and raising eight children she has worked in the Motion Picture and Television Industry since 2012. In that time, she has produced and directed several short films. Cedar Street, her most recent film and senior thesis, received; Best Student Short at The L. A. Women's International Film Festival, 2015 and Best of Oregon Film at Oregon Independent Film Festival, 2015. Professionally, she has worked in production on shows such as TNT's Leverage, NBC's GRIMM, and most recently as an Associate Producer for Discovery Channel's new series, Unearthed. She also works as an actress and model, her acting debut in feature film Deep Dark, comes out November 2015.

Alyssa Roehrenbeck ~ Line Producer

Alyssa has a degree in Theater with a minor in Business and has put both to good use since graduating. She works as both an actress and independent film producer in Portland, OR. Most recently, she has produced DOTT (television spec), Mad House (web series), Gage (short film for the London Film School), and Unwelcome Guests for the Willamette Writer's Conference where she is also a first round judge for the 2015 Willamette Writer's Script to Screen Competition. Alyssa also makes extra money managing content for several businesses, locally and internationally. She hopes to bring her keen writing and social media skills to the team of A Woman's Place.

Jessica Bork ~ Co-Producer

Jessica received her BA at the University of Washington where she studied, French, Acting and Business. She has worked extensively as an actress, casting director, and producer in the Motion Picture and Television Industry since 2005. She has appeared in over 15 commercials, five independent films and a dozen sports modeling ads, as well as television episodes of NBC's GRIMM and SciFi networks's Z-nation. Working as both an actress and owning her own casting facility has given her a great understanding of the relationship between production and talent.

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