Almost Home Directed
Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen USA / 2018 / 91:40 minutes World Premiere
Times and Venues:
Upstate Films WOODSTOCK
Orpheum Theater SAUGERTIES
After running away from home, a teenage girl with a troubled home life forms an unlikely connection with a young woman that's been living on the streets for years--becoming part of an unlikely family struggling to survive homeless life in Los Angeles.
Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen are actors, writers and directors best known for their award-winning play "The Exonerated," which was made into a film starring Susan Sarandon and Danny Glover. Their play "How to be a Rock Critic," based on the writings of Lester Bangs, has played across the country with Jessica directing and Erik starring. They are currently developing the feature film version of the play with Likely Story. "Almost Home" marks their feature directing debut. They live in Brooklyn with their daughter, Sadie.
Executive Producer(s): Stephen Braun
Producer(s): Steak House, Jessica Blank, Ross Putman
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