A young woman in Victorian England confounds ideas of what is appropriate or expected, and finds purpose and maybe even love through science. Inspired by true events, supported by the Alfred P Sloan Foundation.
Date: Saturday, February 11, 3PM and Sunday, February 12, 1:30PM
Location: Glicker Milstein Theater, Diana Center LL200
Q&A session to following screenings
Isabella Wing-Davey is an award-winning British filmmaker, a Film Independent Fellow and a New York Film Festival Artist Academy Fellow. She was awarded a Hollywood Foreign Press Association Award and Alfred P Sloan Production Award for The Rain Collector (2015) starring Celine Buckens (War Horse) and Hermione Norris (Cold Feet). It has played at festivals around the world, including Leeds International Film Festival, London Short Film Festival (nominated: Best Woman Director), Dallas International Film Festival, IFFBoston, Fusion Film Festival (Audience Choice Award) and FLICKERS Rhode Island International Film Festival.
She holds an MFA from NYU’s Graduate Film Program and has also produced many award-winning short films (Frances Bodomo’s Afronauts: Sundance, Berlinale, Kate Tsang’s So You’ve Grown Attached: Student Academy Award finalist) and worked in development and production on projects for Showtime, Lionsgate and Park Pictures with Cooper’s Town Productions. She splits her time between New York and London and has two feature films in development.”