In 1980's Woodstock, NY, a 13-year old girl reluctantly prepares for her Bat Mitzvah, but an unexpected encounter with a local girl, sends her traditional rite of passage in an unorthodox direction.
Justine Wolf Williams is a Woodstock-born/Brooklyn-based performer-creator and filmmaker. Her work in film as a maker and/or actor has screened at the Maryland Film Festival, Slamdance, Rotterdam International Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, Rooftop Film Festival and more. She was a 2015 artist-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Media Lab, 2016 Queer Arts Mentorship Fellow (founded by filmmaker Ira Sachs), and is in preproduction on her first feature through NYWIFT's Film to Preproduction Lab. She teaches performance at the Yale School of Drama and at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
The Woodstock Film Festival is a not-for-profit, 501c3 organization with a mission to present an
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
by attracting and supporting film, video and media production.