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On this week’s NYWIFT Talks, join us as we sit down with screenwriter Mishna Wolff to discuss her new highly acclaimed film, Werewolves Within.
In Werewolves Within, a snowstorm traps town residents together inside the local inn, where newly arrived forest ranger Finn and postal worker Cecily must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community.
Q&A: Tuesday, July 27th at 4:00pm ET
How to See the Film: You can view the film at select theaters by clicking here.
Mishna Wolff is a screenwriter and bestselling author who got her start as a comedian and live storyteller. Her acclaimed bestselling memoir, I’m Down, has been integrated into high school and college curricula throughout the country, and sold at the Northwest African-American Museum and the Nobel Peace Museum in Oslo. Wolff has been a contributor to NPR, and is an alumna of the Sundance Screenwriters Lab and the Sundance Episodic Lab. Werewolves Within marks her feature film screenwriting debut, which she developed while part of the Ubisoft Women’s Film & TV Fellowship.
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