Fri Mar 2, 2018 – 2:30 pm | Bushel & Peck’s
Directed by Erin Sanger
USA | 14 min | 2017
Tom enlists the help of his daughter Lindsey in staging an intervention for his alcoholic son, Michael. The plan derails when they discover Michael has grown attached to a mutt he’s taken off the street. As Lindsey and Tom try to convince Michael to give up the dog and enter treatment, long-brewing family tensions finally erupt.
Erin Sanger is an award-winning filmmaker and graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Her work has screened at over fifty film festivals internationally including SXSW, Tribeca, and Palm Springs Shorts Fest. She is a Wasserman Award Winner, Student Academy Award nominee, Webby Award Honoree, and her directorial work has been featured on PBS, Hulu, National Geographic, and The Atlantic. She is currently in production on her first feature-length documentary THE COMA CLUB, which received NYU’s Richard Vague Production Fund Award for 2017. She is also developing her first narrative screenplay, which was a Semi Finalist in the 2017 Academy Nicholls Fellowship.