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Crystal Friedman is an actress and filmmaker. 


As an actor, filmmaker and writer her goal and passion is to shift the audiences' thinking. She started out making comedic pieces with her friends which turned into darker psychological horror/thriller and sci-fi think pieces. She believes that a good film has the power to change the world, bring people together and start a conversation. Crystal's debut short 'Virgin Virgin' screened at The Saratoga International Film Festival (2016) and has over 90,000+ views on YouTube. Her second short 'We Are Not Lovers' premiered at the HollyShorts Film Festival (2017) and screened at DAMN! Film Series late October (2017) in NYC. The film also won "Best Film" at DAMN! FILM SERIES and was awards funding for her next project. "We Are Not Lovers" is currently being distributed by Hewes Pictures. You can find these films streaming on Amazon Prime.


Film Awards

WINNER: "Best Film" at DAMN! Film Series (2017) for "We Are Not Lovers".



Interview by Rue Morgue Magazine

'We Are Not Lovers' film review

In her free time she also enjoys drawing and ending the mental health stigma through social media with the IG handle @crystaldrawsstuff.

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