Directed by Jana Devino
In a near-future Roe Vs. Wade has been overturned nationwide, banning abortion under any circumstance. 15 year old Nola discovers she’s pregnant and must try to find a way to safely choose what she knows is best for her future, despite her family’s strong conservative beliefs.
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Originally from NYC, and with a day job in the fashion industry, Jana didn’t always know she wanted to be involved in filmmaking. After moving to LA, Jana joined the Assorted Kinds filmmaking collective, where she was able explore the filmmaking process in a supportive environment. After producing nine films in less than two years, she knew it was time to step into the directing role to tell a story she’s passionate about. Once she met writer Kandace James at the LA Live film festival, they began collaborating on Jana’s first film “No Heartbeat”. With the support of her Assorted Kinds filmmaking family, and her amazing cast, Jana was able to bring the story to life.