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BACKSIDERS
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BACKSIDERS
 
Queens Premiere

Director: Craig Newman, Jen Pitt

United States, 2017, 16min
Format: Digital (screening) - 4K Digital (shooting)
Festival Year: 2019
Category: Short Narrative
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Cast:  Hennessey Land, Liza J. Bennett
Crew:  Producers: Craig Newman, Jen Pitt, Michael Barringer - Screenwriters: Michael Barringer - Cinematographer: Michael Barringer
Email:  supermarketfilmsgmail.com
web:  backsidersthemovie.com

synopsis
When a forgotten relic reunites two exes, they must come to terms with the drastically different directions their lives have taken. Then, they try again. "Backsiders" is a short film about what we must we give up in order to become ourselves.

director
Craig Newman is a director, actor, and filmmaker. As a director, he has directed branded content, short films, web series, and documentaries. BUTS Web Series was a viral success with over one million views. He attended Sundance 2019 with the film sometimes, i think about dying and can be seen in the upcoming Russo Brothers film starring Chadwick Boseman, 17 Bridges.
Jen Pitt is a Brazilian-American director based in New York. She has worked as an ensemble member of The Living Theatre and as a freelance director and writer -- mainly writing for Bust Magazine. She is currently in her second year of the MFA Theatre Directing program at Columbia University. She spent this past summer in the U.K. touring a workshop production of Pale Sister, written by Colm Tóibín and performed by Lisa Dawn.


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