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Leia’s Army

Celebrating Women in Film | BIFF 2019Directed by Oriana Oppice
Narrative Short
USA | 14 min | 2018

A family is torn apart when a teenage girl attends the Women’s March in DC without telling her born-again Christian mom.

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Oriana Oppice, Director | Leias ArmyOriana Oppice

Born in Sicily and raised in Chicago, Oriana is an independent film and commercial director, writer, producer, and actor. Recent award-winning films include “Lobster fra Diavolo,” “Camp Belvidere,” and “Lost and Found.” In both comedy and drama, she focuses on telling stories about big things happening to small people. She is committed to elevating the visibility of women in front of and behind the camera. Oriana has degrees from McGill University and the University of Chicago, and is the Director of Programming and Communications for Women in Film Chicago.

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Film Information

Director: Oriana Oppice
Country: USA
Year: 2018
Language:  English
Runtime:  14 min
Rated:  PG-13


Writers: Jane Barbara
Producer: Oriana Oppice,  Jane Barbara
Cinematographer: Rinny Wilson
Editor: Megan Marie Connolly

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