Long time September Club collaborator Frankie Latina is featured in Filmmaker Magazine today with a new trailer for his highly anticipated new film, “China Test Girls”. He discusses the struggles of independent and no budget filmmaking and the virtues of never giving up.
“A fashion photographer gets more than she bargained for when a roll of film in a used camera contains sinister imagery of high-society menace that sends her into a labyrinth of imminent danger,” reads the logline for China Test Girls, the second feature from Filmmaker 25 New Face Frankie Latina. In post-production, and with the final scenes just shot due to Latina’s own finding of an unused, refrigerated roll of Fuji film stock, the film looks to contain the ’60s/’70s exploitation vibe and anarchic underground weirdness that made his previous film, Modus Operandi, a favorite here at the magazine. Latina forwarded the trailer along with the below memoir relating the harrowing circumstances that led to Latina’s return to the no-budget trenches.” – Read More Here