When an interabled queer couple spends the night together for the first time, they navigate the power of loving someone else through healing their relationships with their own bodies.
Daisy Friedman (Writer/Director): Daisy Friedman is a queer, medically-complex filmmaker and creative writer. She’s a student at Barnard College majoring in Film Studies. As a triple organ transplant recipient, filmmaker, playwright, actor, and poet, Daisy uses her artistry to explore the complex relationship between embodiment, disfigurement, and desirability of sick and disabled communities. She is a 2020 National Scholastic Gold Medal winner and American Voices Award Winner in Poetry. Her scripts have won Semi-Finalist awards at the Omaha Film Festival and Los Angeles Student Film Festival. Through her arts and advocacy, Daisy wants to create work that not only offers diverse representations of different communities but helps people imagine transgressive possibilities for the formulation of their identity.
Justine Sweetman (Producer): Justine Sweetman is a creative producer based in Queens, New York. She is the founder and owner of REALnew Collective, a production company and film collective dedicated to supporting and empowering women, LGBTQIA+, and BIPOC creatives. Her producing credits include HOW TO RAISE A BLACK BOY (2021, NOWNESS premiere, Filmmaker-to-Watch Award Atlanta Film Festival 2021), A WOMAN EATS (2020, NoBudge Audience Award 2020), and THE AGENT (2022, premiering at Atlanta Film Festival 2022).
Eve Robitshek (Co-Producer): Eve Robitshek is a Los Angeles-based producer whose work spans narrative, music video, and documentary. Originally from the small town of Traverse City, Michigan, Eve currently attends UCLA’s School of Film and Television as a Producing concentration. Eve has interned at companies such as Big Beach, The Gotham Group, and Color Force. Eve’s most recent producing credits include THE OCTOPUS, SHARED BLOOD, and BREASTMILK.