JANUARY 26 – FEBRUARY 1
In her feature directorial debut, Noël Wells portrays Emily, a talented but hard-to-classify comedic performer who left behind her home and boyfriend to pursue career opportunities in L.A. When a loved one falls ill, Emily rushes back to Austin where she’s forced to stay with her ex-boyfriend (Nick Thune) and his new-and-improved girlfriend (Britt Lower), a totally together woman with a five-year plan. Though Emily is the same, everything else is different: her house has been smartly redecorated, her rocker boyfriend is training to be a real estate agent, and her old haunts show serious signs of gentrification. Holed up in her own guest room, Emily–who has no idea what she’ll be doing five days from now, let alone five years– is forced to question everyone’s values: are they sell-outs or have they just figured out what makes them happy? And is she following her dreams or is she just a self-absorbed loser?
Noël Wells / 2017 / US / 90 min
“Wells is more than just a great storyteller. She also has a fantastic cinematic eye.” – Jessica Baxter, Hammer to Nail
“After brief stints on SNL and Master of None, Noël Wells has found her true calling – as a filmmaker.” – Eric Kohn, indieWire
“Wells doesn’t just focus on her laugh-out-loud funny performance or insightful script: she displays a real eye for the cinematic with shot-on-film visuals that elevate her movie and lavish attention on its Texas setting.” – Kimber Myers, Los Angeles Times
SCREENING: 1/26 6:30PM; 1/27 4:00PM; 1/28 2:30PM & 7:30PM; 1/30 6:30PM; 1/31 4:00PM; 2/1 7:00PM
Tickets available at the box office 30 minutes prior to showtime.