Cat visits her parents for the weekend and is confronted with her mother’s inability to remember one key detail about her life.
Robin Cloud is a New York City-based comedian, writer, and director and CEO of Cloud Creative Media. She is the former host of BK Live, a daily show that showcases Brooklyn’s art, culture, and political scenes. She has been featured in Diva Magazine, GO magazine’s “Top 100 Women We Love,” Time Out New York’s “Quote of the Week”, and the Washington Post. Her festival appearances include the Women in Comedy, Ohio Lesbian, Fresh Fruit, Emerging Artists, and Hot! Festivals.
Her first narrative short, Out Again, was executive produced by Refinery29 as part of their Shatterbox Anthology and will be released in the March of 2017. Her forthcoming film Passing While Black is being produced by Ark Media.
Robin graduated cum laude from Howard University's School of Communications where she studied film under Haile Gerima. In addition, she has studied cinematography at the School of Visual Arts and has a M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation with a focus on Conservation Science.
Jessica Devaney is a Brooklyn-based producer and the founder of Multitude Films. She produced the Critic’s Choice nominated SPEED SISTERS (Hot Docs, 2015), which the New York Times called “subtly rebellious and defiantly optimistic” and OUT AGAIN (Outfest 2017) for Refinery29’s Shatterbox Anthology.
Forthcoming films include THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED, THE RASHOMON EFFECT, and ROLL RED ROLL. Jessica’s directorial debut short, LOVE THE SINNER, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2017, screened at over a dozen festivals, and was supported by The Harnisch Foundation, Fork Films, Sundance, The Fledgling Fund, and Chicken & Egg Pictures. Jessica was formerly the Director of Communications at Just Vision where she produced films in various capacities including Sundance and Guggenheim funded NAILA AND THE UPRISING (IDFA, 2017), Peabody Award-winning MY NEIGHBOURHOOD (Tribeca, 2012), the web series HOME FRONT (Aspen ShortsFest 2011), and Ridenhour Documentary Prize and PUMA Impact Award-winning BUDRUS (Berlin, Tribeca, 2010).
Jessica has an M.A. in religious studies from Wake Forest University and studied at Georgetown’s Graduate School of Foreign Service in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. She co-founded the Queer Producers Collective, produced Doc Society’s inaugural Queer Impact Producers Lab, and was Sundance Edit and Story Lab Fellow and a Women at Sundance Fellow.
Robin Cloud as Cat
Shakirah DeMesier as Liz
Madeline McCray as June
Jay Potter as Gil
Sania Jhankar has over 7 years of experience as a director, writer, producer and editor of features, shorts and commercials.
Sania was born and brought up in the heart of Bollywood – Mumbai, India - where she fell in love with filmmaking at the age of 13, when she worked as an actor. Since, she has immersed herself in filmmaking as a producer, director and writer. She is highly experienced in dramatic filming and working with actors and has written over 5 original feature film scripts. Sania has worked with Focus Features, Behind the Burner, MTV/VH1, USA Studios, IOM Production Company, News12 in The Bronx and Indiepix, and for shows and films like Behind Music, Milk & Taking Woodstock.
She worked closely with Oscar-nominated director Roland Joffe and Indian National Award-winner Victor Banerjee on her previous features. Her work has received recognition at Cannes, Mill Valley, South Asian Film Festival, Houston Film Festival, London Film Festival, Manhattan Film Festival, among others. She directed her first feature film at 25, which went on to receive festival acclaim and distribution.
Producer, CO-FOUNDER / HEAD OF PRODUCTION at LUMINOUSTUDIOS