Spring 2018

Wed  May 2, 2018 – 6:30 pm | Hendricks Center for the Arts
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Spring Shorts 1

Leia’s Army

Directed 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.

Leia's Army - Oriana Oppice Oriana Oppice

Born in Sicily and raised in Chicago, Oriana is an independent film and commercial director, writer, producer, and actor. On the heels of completing Leia’s Army and Spit It Out, she is in pre-production for a feature to be shot half in Chicago and half in Sicily. Recent award-winning films include “Lobster fra Diavolo,” “Camp Belvidere” and “Lost and Found.” Her work focuses on bringing to life the complexities of everyday life in both drama and comedy. She is committed to elevating the visibility of women in front of and behind the camera. Oriana holds a B.A. from McGill University in International Relations and an M.A. from the University of Chicago in International Law. She is the Director of Programming for Women in Film Chicago.

Leia's Army - poster

Film Information

Director: Oriana Oppice
Country: USA
Year: 2018
Language:  English
Runtime:  14 min


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

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