October 13, 2020
2020 IFP New Voices! Reading Series
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Join us Tuesday, October 13th for our first-ever virtual edition of the IFP New Voices! Reading Series, sponsored by SAGindie.

Synopsis

Join us Tuesday, October 13th for our first-ever virtual edition of the IFP New Voices! Reading Series, sponsored by SAGindie. Three films, all of which recently participated in our 2020 IFP Week Project Forum, will be cast with upcoming and experienced actors to perform brief excerpts over Zoom. Full information on the participating projects and cast can be found here.

Special thanks to Stephanie Yankwitt and Mary Baynard at TBD Casting, for their continued support and casting brilliance for this program, and to SAGindie, the evening’s sponsors, whose generous support allows us to continue supporting and championing independent filmmakers for this special event and throughout the year.

Event Schedule:

7pm – 7:10pm EST — Intro’s

7:10pm – 7:25pm EST — Reading of Mouse

7:25pm – 7:40pm EST – Reading of Paper Trail

7:40pm — 7:55pm EST — Reading of Saltwater

7:55pm – 8:10pm — Filmmakers Q&A

 

Participating Projects

Mouse 
Directed by Kelly O’Sullivan and Alex Thompson, written by Kelly O’Sullivan, and produced by Kelly O’Sullivan and Alex Thompson. 
When seventeen-year old Minnie’s best friend Callie is killed in an accident, she struggles to find an identity of her own, and forms a complicated friendship with Callie’s grieving mother, Helen.

Paper Trail
Written and directed by Rachael Moton, produced by Gia Rigoli. 
With eviction looming, two Black siblings start doing college students’ coursework for cash. When a white client goes viral, they’re forced to confront her appropriation.

Saltwater
Written and directed by Jih-E Peng, produced by Zoe Sua Cho. 
On a summer vacation in affluent Maine, Anna, a 13-year-old biracial girl, discovers what she’d trade to belong to a group of older white teenagers.

 

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Date & Time

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

Reserve Deadline: October 14, 2020

Location

Virtual Online

RSVP Instructions

Please join this event via ZOOM. Link will be sent 24 hours before the event.

For questions, please contact nkelly-fair@ifp.org