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|8:30 PM||Emotional Arcade|
Keep the Change (Rachel Israel | 16 min.)
A young man is forced to attend a support group that leads to an unexpected connection.
Rachel Israel is a writer/director with a background in fine arts. She received her BFA with Honors from Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA in Film Directing with Honors from Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Rachel has written and directed numerous short films and screened at Festivals such as Slamdance and Florida Film Festival. She was an Associate Producer on Academy Award winner Geoffrey Fletcher’s Violet and Daisy, which will come to theatres June 2013. Rachel lives in New York City, where she is currently preparing to direct the feature version of her most recent short film, Keep the Change, her Columbia MFA thesis, which premiered in May 2013 at the Columbia University Film Festival, where it won top prize with the Focus Features Best Film Award.