This shorts program heralds the work of industry heavyweights, cinema pioneers, actresses-turned-directors, festival darlings, and the brightest stars emerging from film school. Program compiled by Andrew P. Crane, Kim Adelman, and Andrea Richards.
Jennifer Aniston and Andrea Buchanan's "Room 10" (USA, 2006, 18 min). Robin Wright Penn and Kris Kristofferson headline this dramatic ER encounter. Sophie Barthes's "Happiness" (USA, 2006, 11 min); Mira Nair's "Migration" (India, 2007, 17 min); Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton's "Sexual Revolution" (USA, 2001, 5 min). The LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE helmers’ music video for Macy Gray. Hilary Goldberg's "In the Spotlight" (USA, 2007, 11 min); Michelle Hung's "Chinese Dumplings" (USA, 2006, 8 min); Mariam Jobrani's "The Fighting Cholitas" (Bolivia/USA, 2006, 20 min); Lois Weber's "How Men Propose" (USA, 1913, 6 min); Sarah Wickliffe's "Art's Desire" (USA, 2006, 5 min). A 2007 Student Oscar-winner.
Discussion following the screening with Ondi Timoner, Jill Soloway, Brie Larson, Sarah Ramos, Jessie Ennis, Amanda Tasse, and Julie Delpy, schedule permitting. Reception in the lobby following for all ticket holders
You can get more information and purchase tickets in advance using this link: http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/8th-annual-focus-on-female-directors
Note: I have another commitment this evening, and will most likely not make it. But we are cross-posting this event with the meetup group "Independent Movie Enthusiasts". Gary Long, who is a member of our group, is the Organizer. Look for him in the lobby! Or at 7PM at the patio at the Pig & Whistle.