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The Future of Film is Female: L.A. Filmmaker Screening

Dates with showtimes for The Future of Film is Female: L.A. Filmmaker Screening
  • Wed, Jul 10

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Director: Amber Sealey, Hannah Peterson, Jessica Barr, John Kilberg, Kristine Gerolaga, Laci Dent, Olivia Accardo Run Time: 89 min. Format: Digital

The FOFIF presents an evening of seven diverse short films by the organization’s LA-based filmmakers who have received support from The FOFIF Short Film Fund. Embracing an array of stories, the shorts here deal with alienation, bodily autonomy, coming of age, and even a cat haunting. The evening includes a conversation with the filmmakers, an introduction by FOFIF founder Caryn Coleman, and a special introduction by Laura and Kate Mulleavy. Each audience member will also receive a free FOFIF zine!

CHAMP
Written and directed by Hannah Peterson. 2022. 9 min.
With Eva Noblezada, Lulu Davis, Madison Holden, Iris Cook, Morgan Maher, Tricia Delph. After basketball practice one night, Genevieve reveals a dark secret to her teammates about their coach. Wielding her strategy and grit off the court, Genevieve works together with her teammates to find a way to retaliate.

HOW DOES IT START
Written and directed by Amber Sealey. 2019. 15 min.
With Lola Wayne Villa, Elixa Dean, Lola Reid, Alex Rubin, Lindsay Beamish, George Basil.
It’s 1983 and 12-year-old Rain wants sex, the only problem is she has no idea what that means. With her self-absorbed parents distracted by their recent divorce, Rain is left alone to navigate the complexities of love and adulthood, and learns to do it her own way.

INTO THE NIGHT
Written and directed by Laci Dent. 2020. 10 min.
After surviving an incident, a guarded young man is befriended by a group of social outcasts living in an artists’ warehouse. Into the Night is a night-in-the-life drama (with genre elements) about identity, finding your people, and surviving vulnerability.

MOSQUITO LADY
Written and directed by Kristine Gerolaga. 2023. 14 min.
With Hanna Lorica, Maria Lingbanan, Ina Dahilig, Rhandy Torres.
Terrified of telling her parents that she’s pregnant as restrictions to abortion access worsen, a desperate teenager seeks the help of a reclusive neighbor who her parents warned her about.

MONSTER COOKIE
Written and directed by John Kilberg. 2023. 11 min.
With Wo Chan, Adam Pieper, Tessel Cresse.
Frankie wants to pay their rent, go to work, and be a good roommate but is hijacked by their love for weed.

FINDING BEAST
Directed by Olivia Accardo. 2022. 17 min.
With Amelia Accardo, Joseph Accardo, Victoria Accardo, Olivia Accardo.
While Olivia’s parents prepare to sell their NJ home and relocate to Florida, Olivia puts her life in LA on hold to embark upon an important mission – she must rescue the ghost of her childhood cat from her family’s home before it’s too late. A heartfelt documentary.

TIGHT
Written and directed by Jessica Barr. 2023. 12 min.
With Fabianne Therese Gstottenmayr, Elliot Gross, Noelle Miller.
A woman grappling with difficulty finding sexual pleasure after childbirth falls back on an old coping habit.

The Future of Film is Female is a non-profit organization based in New York whose mission is to amplify the work of all women and nonbinary filmmakers through its bi-annual Short Film Fund and commitment to exhibition screenings. Since its founding in 2018, The FOFIF has supported 56 short film projects.

 

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