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2017 NITEHAWK SHORTS FESTIVAL

LEAVING CHARLIE

Directed by Amanda Brooke Avery

U.S. / 2016 / Drama, Narrative / 16 mins / DCP

Plays In:
MATINEE ONE

November 11, 2017 11:30 am Buy Tickets

Description

Written and directed by a queer sex worker, and made by an entirely female and non-binary crew, Leaving Charlie is a short film in which a queer stripper navigates comical, and sometimes dark relationships with her co-workers and customers, while trying to discover her path in life and maintain her sense of self.


Director's Bio

Director/ Amanda Brooke Avery – Writer, Actor, Stunt-Woman, Crazy Cat Lady, Yoga Instructor and sometimes…your private dancer. Amanda worked professionally as an actor on shows including: American Horror Story, Halt and Catch Fire, and Sons of Anarchy. This film is her directorial debut.


Credits

Cast: Amanda Brooke Avery, Bonnie Swencionis, Erik Parillo
Director of Photography: Zoe Van Brunt
Producer: Phoebe Brown
Editor: Charlene Fisk, Carrie Schrader


Plays in

  1. MATINEE ONE

    88 mins
    The MATINEE ONE program of the Nitehawk Shorts Festival features nine short films that portray a sense of unity, trust, acceptance and self-discovery punctuated with some genuine humor. Includes Q&A with filmmakers.

    In This Program: THE TABLES, BELONG, THE GARDENER, BUGGED, GEMA, REBUILDING IN MINIATURE, LEAVING CHARLIE, CLOUDY ALL DAY, GINA IS A C**NT


Dates & Times

Plays In:
MATINEE ONE

November 11, 2017 11:30 am Buy Tickets