Sundowners: Sundance Short Film Is Now Online

Sundowners, a nine-minute short film that premiered at Sundance in January 2019, is now available for viewers to watch online. I spoke with both Jessy Hodges and Anna Greenfield about the short film heading into the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.  Since Sundance, the core trio involved with the film have had a strong year.  Not only would Hodges be seen in HBO’s Barry but NBC picked up Indebted to series, which will premiere on February…

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SXSW 2019: The Shorts Program

The 2019 SXSW Film Festival had no shortage of laughs, thrills or outright drama when it comes to the shorts screening during the fest. Narrative Shorts Stepdaddy sees a reunion between Patricia (Lauren Blumenfeld) and Wyatt (Max Jenkins).  The quick backstory is that the two of them did a work study for the same professor during their senior year.  Anyway, Patricia brings wine so she’s more than a bit drunk.  All the while, Wyatt is…

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Sundance 2019: The Shorts Program

These six titles are among several narrative and documentary shorts selected to screen during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Fran This Summer comes from writer-director Mary Evangelista.  The film takes place during the summer when Fran begins her gender transition.  This is one of those short films where we can probably learn more about the characters if expanded into a narrative.  But for a short film, it gets straight to the…

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