Lela Raney Wood Hall, Kimball Ballroom @ Stephens College, 6 N College Ave
Thur / Nov 1 / 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Who can tell your story? What do you see on the screen-- a mirror? Or an interpretation? Join an international gathering of filmmakers to explore the challenges and strategies surrounding representation on screen and behind the camera. Music at 5:00 PM by Vulvette
Texan Augustine Frizzell has been many things in her life: single teen mom, comedy murder mystery actor, shoplifter and, with NEVER GOIN’ BACK, feature film director. Her visionary and bold style has quickly sky-rocketed her career, most recently shooting a pilot for HBO.
Liza Scholtz is a trained actress from Cape Town, South Africa. She is interested in creating spaces for actors to hone their craft, even facilitating a series of workshops with renown acting coach Anthony Meindl. She was nominated for the TIFF Rising Stars Programme in 2017.
A Harlem-based writer-director and a 3rd year at NYU's Graduate Film program, Sontenish was recently awarded the 2018 Lorraine Hansberry/Ralph Ellison Arts, Performance, and Media Award. She is currently developing her first feature, a historical sci-fi titled STAMPEDE.
Veronica Andersson was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Veronica is a Film Directing and Multimedia Art student at Warsaw Film School, Poland. She is currently working on her diploma film - a documentary about Polish contemporary artist/her life partner- Mariusz Tarkawian.
Ken LaZebnik is a playwright and screenwriter whose work has been produced in theaters across America, and whose film and TV scripts have ranged from collaborations with Garrison Keillor and Robert Altman, to the popular CBS series TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL.
A wraith sings her story from the grave, a lover's bride is swept away in a flash flood on the way to her wedding and her intended digs her up and marries her corpse, a woman agrees to a baptism and drowns herself during the ceremony, a daughter laments the severed ties with her kin...Vulvette is nite folk, gospel tinged, ghost blues. A chorus of frogs and crickets sing along to the fingerpicked guitar, warm-lullaby vocals and forlorn flute of Vulvette, the euphonious endeavor of Columbia, Missouri songwriter Steph Foley.