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East Coast Premiere

Director: Joanna Lipper

United States, 2005, 90 min

Festival Year:2006

Category:Narrative Feature

WINNER: Best Editing

Cast:David Castro, Nicolas Marti-Salgado, Peter Dinklage, Justina Machado, Brendan Sexton III, Lois Smith, Sophie Dahl, Raquel Castro, Austin Talynn-Carpenter, Shortee Redd, Javier Picayo

Crew:Producers: Frederick Zollo, Vince Maggio, Joanna Lipper, Nick Paleologos - Screenwriter: Joanna Lipper - Executive Producer: Cathrine Stickney Steck -Co-producer: Mary Engel - Cinematographer: Richard Sands - Editor: Keith Reamer - Original Score: Barrington Pheloung

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About the director

Joanna Lipper is a filmmaker and author. She holds a B.A from Harvard, and an M.Sc in Psychology from University College London and The Anna Freud Centre. Her first documentary, "Inside Out: Portraits of Children" premiered on the Sundance Channel, played in The Museum of Modern Art's New Documentaries Series, and received the Hollywood Discovery Award as well as the Prix Jeune Public at the Marseille International Festival of Documentary Films. Her second documentary, "Growing Up Fast" was distinguished by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as one of the outstanding short documentaries of 1999 and is available through premier educational distributor, Films For The Humanities and Sciences. Ms. Lipper's documentary film about teen mothers was the inspiration for her acclaimed book, "Growing Up Fast" (Picador, 2003). In collaboration with Cathrine Stickney Steck, Ms. Lipper currently runs Sea Wall Entertainment, a production company based in New York City.


Director Joanna Lipper will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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