COVERAGE

 

COVERAGE
Directed by Jef Taylor
Written by Jef Taylor
Starring
Michael Tisdale
Laura Heisler
USA
30 min
David and Lynn are in the midst of a relationship crisis—he's lost his job, and his self-esteem and libido are at a nadir—on the morning of September 11, 2001. When news of the terrorist attacks reaches their home, David becomes fixated on the twenty-four hour television coverage with an intensity that makes Lynn uneasy, despite their relationship's new, if unclear, vitality.


A raw and uncompromising human drama, “COVERAGE” shines a critical light on the media's exploitation of the events of 9/11, while also exploring the blurry boundaries of human sexuality and powerlessness in the technological age.
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Director's Biography:
Jef Taylor is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker whose work has screened at festivals worldwide, including Sundance, Cleveland International, Expresion en Corto, Heartland, and Method Fest. He received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Directing at VisionFest for his short film COVERAGE, and was named Best Editor as a graduate student at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Jef is a co-founder of the film/theatre/video collective Leaky Tent, which is currently developing a feature-length version of their short film After You Left, which is an Official Selection at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Screening Date:
January 29th, 8pm

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