Member Screening: Pieced Together and Kabul
Join us for this month’s NYWIFT Member Screening Series featuring Pieced Together by Julianne Donofrio (Director/Producer/Editor) and the short film Kabul by Lauren Fritz. The filmmakers will be available for a Q&A immediately following the screening.
The screening series provides members with the opportunity to show their work in a theatrical setting. Screenings take place at Anthology Film Archives, followed by networking at a nearby bar.
Julianne Donofrio (Director/Producer/Editor)
53 min, 2016
Pieced Together (pictured above) tells the story of how Donna Sue Groves’ love for her mother Nina Maxine, a celebrated quilter, changed the American landscape – and saved her life after job loss, breast cancer, and multiple health concerns.
Julianne Donofrio is the Director of Pieced Together, the first documentary film about the American quilt square trail movement. Before making her independent film debut, Donofrio spent more than a decade at ABC News based in Washington, DC working on daily news, live event coverage, and long-form projects. As Field Producer for Nightline: The Survivors, which profiled two of the burn survivors from the 9-11 Pentagon attack and their rehabilitation, Donofrio received a 2002 George Foster Peabody Award and was cited in the Smithsonian Institution Exhibit September 11: Bearing Witness to History. Donofrio is also an independent production and media consultant.
Lauren Fritz (Writer/Director/Producer)
15:16 min, 2016
Marla is a young woman who has spent her life in the long, dark shadow of her mother Gloria, a famous war photojournalist. When Marla finally begins to make a decisive move away and apart from her mother, Gloria reveals plans that threaten to drag Marla back into her mother’s dark world from which Marla may never be able to escape.
Lauren Fritz is a Brooklyn based writer/director. She teaches filmmaking at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in the Open Arts Department and is a production adviser to Grad and Undergraduate Film & TV students. Prior to this, Fritz worked in the film industry on films, television shows and commercials. In addition to her film work, she has written and edited news, reviews and feature articles for a variety of magazines and online publications.
Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue (at 2nd Street)
$7 for NYWIFT Members
$9 for Students, Seniors, Members of Women Make Movies, IFP, AAWIC, ImageNation, DCTV, and Center for Communications
$12 for Nonmembers
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.