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CAST & CREW

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MARSHALL CURRY (WRITER & DIRECTOR)
Marshall Curry is a three-time Academy Award nominated documentary director, cinematographer, and editor. His films cover a wide range of interests and include STREET FIGHT, about Cory Booker's first run for mayor of Newark, N.J.; RACING DREAMS, which tells the story of two boys and a girl who dream of becoming NASCAR drivers; IF A TREE FALLS: A STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT, which chronicles a radical environmental group; POINT AND SHOOT, about an American who leaves home to join the Libyan revolution; and A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN, about a Nazi rally that filled Madison Square Garden in 1939. His films have won top honors at Sundance and Tribeca, played in theaters and on television around the world, and earned two Writers Guild of America nominations. Curry also Executive Produced and helped to edit MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS, a comedy documentary about the indie rock band, The National.

 
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MARIA DIZZIA (ALLI)
Maria Dizzia is a Tony-nominated actress based in New York City. She recently made her directorial debut with the Amios theatre company in their production of THE LONELIEST NUMBER. Her New York theatre credits include: IF I FORGET, THE LAYOVER, BELLEVILLE (2013 Drama Desk Nomination), UNCLE VANYA, CRADLE AND ALL, IN THE NEXT ROOM (or THE VIBRATOR PLAY), (2010 Tony Award nomination); THE HALLWAY TRILOGY, and more. Maria portrayed Polly on three seasons of Netflix’s ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. Her other film and television credits include: THE DEUCE, BULL, RED OAKS, WHILE WE'RE YOUNG, MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE, MARGIN CALL, RACHEL GETTING MARRIED, HORACE AND PETE, ROYAL PAINS, THE NEWSROOM, THE GOOD WIFE, MASTER OF NONE, LOUIE, FRINGE, and LAW & ORDER. She will be featured in the new upcoming HBO series THE UNDOING and the independent feature I WAS IN YOUR BLOOD. She can currently be seen in 13 REASONS WHY streaming on Netflix. Maria received her MFA from the University of California, San Diego.
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GREG KELLER (JACOB)
Greg has spent his career originating roles in New York Theater, on and off Broadway. He has acted opposite Jane Fonda, Dianne Wiest, Cynthia Nixon, Rebecca Hall, Linda Lavin, Jeff Goldblum, Alicia Silverstone, Ally Sheedy, Alan Cumming, Katherine Waterston, and Maria Dizzia, to name a few. As a playwright, Greg’s play Dutch Masters was nominated for Best New Play of 2018 by the Off Broadway Theater Alliance.
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JULIA CANFIELD (THE NEIGHBOR)
Juliana Canfield will star opposite Diane Lane and Barry Keoghan in the upcoming FX series Y: THE LAST MAN, based on the comic series of the same name. She recently wrapped the upcoming Apple anthology series AMAZING STORIES, produced by Amblin Television, and can be seen in a recurring arc on HBO's SUCCESSION, opposite Jeremy Strong. On stage, she has starred in Theater for a New Audience's HE BROUGHT HER BACK IN A BOX, Colt Coueur's ZURICH opposite Paul Wesley, and New York Theater Workshop's THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, directed by Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz. She holds a BA from Yale College and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
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JONATHAN OLSON (PRODUCER)
Jonathan Olson is a New Jersey-born film and advertising producer. Based in New York, Jonathan has been in the industry for nearly a decade working for companies like RT Features, Smuggler, Reset Content, Anonymous Content, and many others. His credits include PORT AUTHORITY, starring Fionn Whitehead and Executive Produced by Martin Scorcese; and WEIGHTLESS, starring Alessandro Nivola and directed by Jaron Albertin.
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JULIA KENNELLY (PRODUCER)
Julia Kennelly is a film producer of both narrative and branded content. She has worked for New York-based production companies Archer Gray, Juniper Jones, Public Record, Broadstreet, KYLE nyc and MikMak, among others. Julia has produced advertising work written about in AdWeek and TIME, and she has a passion for narrative films that tell stories about people who are not often visible in the mainstream media. Films she's produced have been in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Atlanta Film Festival, Outfest and Palm Springs Shortsfest. Julia is currently line producing an upcoming premium network documentary series, to air early in 2020.
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WOLFGANG HELD (DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY)
Wolfgang Held has been working as a Director of Photography in New York City since the mid 1990s. He has photographed many narrative films, including Sacha Baron Cohen's hit comedy BRUNO; THE TIC CODE, directed by the late Gary Winick; and Rob Morrow's MAZE, starring Academy Award Nominee Laura Linney. He has also photographed numerous award-winning documentaries including Marshall Curry's RACING DREAMS; the PBS series CARRIER, for which he won an Emmy for Cinemtography; CHILDREN UNDERGROUND; METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER; the Showtime series THE FOURTH ESTATE; Alex Gibney's ENEMIES; and a 9-hour Netflix docuseries UNTITLED JUSTICE in collaboration with The Innocence Project.
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PRESS

 

"Packs a powerful emotional punch... A model of economical storytelling." -The Daily Beast

"A delicate tale in which envy bleeds into empathy... Unexpected and moving." -Filmmaker Magazine

"So O. Henry you will weep with gratitude. Easily the best narrative short shown at Tribeca in 2019." -Independent Magazine

"This film is absolute perfection.... With stunning performances, a lovely score, it's pure and wonderful." -Reel News Daily

A Conversation with Director Marshall Curry and Tribeca Co-Creator Jane Rosenthal -NPR's On Point