Kristen Stewart to make directorial debut with short female-centric film

  • Agencies, Los Angeles
  • Updated: May 04, 2016 14:20 IST
Kristen Stewart in a still from On the Road.

Twilight star Kristen Stewart is set to direct her first short film about the power of women.

The Twilight actor will step behind the camera for Refinery29, a fashion and lifestyle media company, for their ShatterBox Anthology, to direct Water, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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The film will comprise of 12 short films, which will be created by female filmmakers, writers and animators and the first offering, actor and filmmaker Chloe Sevigny’s Kitty, will premiere at Cannes Film Festival later this month.

Watch a trailer for Kristen Stewart’s new movie Cafe Society, directed by Woody Allen:

Empire actor Gabourey Sidibe will direct her own short film titled A Tale of Four Women as a part of the project.

“In my acting career everything I do, my image and who I am and what I feel represents me is in the hands of a man, usually a white man... I realised very recently that I want to be the one that decides what image I show the public,” Stewart said.

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