SPEAKEASY Presents: MAKE OUT PARTY: Q&A w/ EMILY ESPERANZA, EVE RYDBERG, MOLLY HEWITT
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 – 35th Annual Olympia Film Festival
MAKE OUT PARTY
featuring a Q&A w/ director Emily Esperanza, producer Eve Rydberg, and actor Molly Hewitt
9:30pm doors / 10:00pm film
Make Out Party is a no-budget, high-style comedy of errors that follows three vibrant characters though a day of misadventure as they set out to attend hostess Mary Woah’s Make Out Party. Meet Madame X, a leather-clad Venus with too many lovers; Band-Aid Box, a dapper-femme do-gooder just trying to make it through their day; and Bambi, a peppy Satanist-witch with no time for catcalls. Will they make it to gap-toothed-pin-up-queen Mary Woah’s Make Out Party? From meanie alien greaser gangs, to a pair of tough roller-skaters, a conniving librarian and a disgruntled waitress, our heroes sure have their work cut out for them. In the end, Make Out Party reminds us that we are all wild wonderful wackos who deserve a French kiss.
Dir. Emily Esperanza / 2018 / US / 25 min
SHORT NARRATIVE FILM: MASSILLON
Time, drawn shadows and mirrored silence.
Dir. Emily Esperanza / 2016 / US / 2 min
SHORT NARRATIVE FILM: THE LOVE STORY
Video ephemera. A wave of nostalgic imprinted memories about love, desire; the absence of and longing for a remembered intimacy.
Dir. Emily Esperanza / 2017 / US / 5 min
SNEAK PEAK: HOLY TRINITY
A sneak peak 5 minute clip of a work in progress of the upcoming feature “Holy Trinity” directed by and starring Molly Hewitt. This experimental comedy is about a Dominatrix who develops the ability to speak to the dead after huffing the contents of an aerosol can. The film is set to be finished by December 2019.
Dir. Molly Hewitt / 2019 / US / TBA