Cinema Femme and Letterboxd present an exclusive LIVE free virtual event
A CONVERSATION WITH FILMMAKER KRIS REY
Sunday, April 18th, at 3:00 PM EST
as part of our April Showcase.
Join us as we pay tribute to filmmaker Kris Rey (“Unexpected” “I Used to Go Here”) with a special 30-minute virtual discussion. Cinema Femme founder Rebecca Martin will speak with the indie trailblazer about her career, and her work as a filmmaker. Letterboxd is our media partner for the event.
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|ABOUT KRIS REY|
Kris Rey began her film career at Southern Illinois University where she studied documentary film production. Using naturalistic techniques and often working with non-actors, Rey went on to focus her career in narrative film. Her first feature, It was great, but I was ready to come home played in competition at the SXSW Film Festival in 2009, followed by her next feature, Empire Builder (2012) and short film Baby Mary (2014). Her third feature Unexpected premiered in competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Rey lives in Chicago and teaches film production at Northwestern University. Last year she premiered her new feature film I Used To Go Here starring Gillian Jacobs and Jemaine Clement.
|ABOUT THE MODERATOR|
Rebecca Martin is the Managing Editor of Cinema Femme magazine and the Festival Director of Cinema Femme Short Film Fest. She founded her publication in 2018 because she wanted to create a platform for female voices in the film community. She has hosted film screenings in Chicago, led virtual panel discussions, Q&As, is the Cinema Femme Short Films Director, and has covered festivals like the Chicago International Film Festival, Sundance, Tribeca, and the Bentonville Film Festival.
|ABOUT OUR MEDIA PARTNER|
Letterboxd is a global social network for grass-roots film discussion and discovery. Learn more at letterboxd.com.