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META

East Coast Premiere

Director: Marcella Steingart

United States, 1999, 19 min

Shooting Format:16mm

Festival Year:2000

Category:Narrative Short

Crew:Producer: Jennifer Brooks - Cinematographer: Albino Marsetti - Editor: John O'Hagan - Composer: Erin O'Hara - Contact: 103 Metropolitan Avenue #2F Brooklyn, NY 11211

Email:marsm AT mindspring.com

Synopsis

A girl with a bald spot meets a boy with a worm. "Meta," explores with honesty and simple detail, the universal teenage struggle to find love and save face.

About the director

Marcella's first movie-making experience came while in college, during a six-month stay in southern India. While in India, Marcella kept a video journal and studied Bharatnatyam (a form of classical Indian dance). She used this footage to create a 30 minute documentary on the native dance, "Stepping Into Indian Culture". Meta is her thesis film and was completed in October, 1999. Currently, Marcella is writing a feature script and producing/directing internet TV.

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