A bereaved woman delivers a convoluted speech to a gathering of family and close friends. She then retreats to a waiting room where the surreal meets the real by a water cooler in Funeral, a heavy, fertile, mourning comedy.
BIO: Leah Shore is a writer, director and filmmaker. She has been fortunate to have her films shown at over 100 film festivals, museums, galleries and shows worldwide. She was named one of Filmmaker Magazines '25 New Faces in Independent Film,' and has been featured in publications such as VICE, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Nowness, Indiewire, Filmmaker Magazine and Talkhouse Film. Her film, Old Man is currently on The Criterion Collection's Filmstruck Channel playing before the film Easy Rider. She plans on producing more films, art and has recently started to pitch comedic live action and animated TV shows.
Cast/Featuring: Jennifer Prediger, Jarret Kerr
Executive Producer(s): Natasha Soto-Albors, Adnaan Muslim, Rene Federico, Elizabeth Krajewski,
Producer(s): Leah Shore, Jonathan Federico
Director(s): Leah Shore
Screenwriter(s): Leah Shore, Jonathan Federico
Cinematographer(s): Henry Roosevelt
Editor(s): Andrea Mendoza, Austin Rauterkus
Production Designer(s): Nicole Puszynski
Composer(s)/Music: Michael Montes
Sound Designer(s): TJ Dumser
Animator(s): Jonathan Seligson, Sarah Miskoff and Nicole Teitel
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annual program and year-round schedule of film, music,
and art-related activities that promote artists, culture,
inspired learning, and diversity. The Hudson Valley Film
Commission promotes sustainable economic development
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