White Girl
Elizabeth Wood 2016
Fiction Feature

Thursday Aug 11, 2016
$15 online or at the door
VENUE
The Bushwick Generator
(195-215 MOORE STREET, BROOKLYN NY, 11206)
Bushwick
195-215 Moore Street, Brooklyn NY, 11206
Enter at 195 Moore Street. L train to Morgan Avenue, or J/M trains to Flushing Avenue.

SHOW
7:30PMDoors Open
8:00PMLive Music by cuddle formation
8:30PMFilm Begins
10:00PMQ&A with filmmaker Elizabeth Wood
10:30PMAfter Party Sponsored by Stella Artois
No Refunds.

In the event of rain, show will be rescheduled.

Seating is first come, first served.

No outside alcohol is permitted.

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This Show Presented in Partnership With
Stella Artois
The Bushwick Hotel & Inn
The Williamsburg Hotel
Remezcla
Door Tix
A limited number of tickets for tonight's show will be released at the door starting at 7:15pm

White Girl (Elizabeth Wood | USA | 88 min.)

The cross section between New York’s mean streets and its gentrified alcoves makes for potent social satire in Elizabeth Wood’s tough and exhilarating debut. Equipped with platinum blonde hair and a winning smile, college girl Leah (Morgan Saylor) seeks out pleasure in any form. She has two weeks before fall semester, and in between getting high with her roommate and snorting lines with her boss, she finds time to hit it off with a handsome, young Puerto Rican drug dealer named Blue. Within days, the two are selling dime bags to her affluent white colleagues, collecting fast cash, and living the high life. But their euphoria comes to a grinding halt once Blue is arrested and Leah’s left with a hefty amount of his coke. Does she sell it to save him or use it herself?

Presented in Partnership with: FilmRise. In theaters this September


CONTACT

Elizabeth Wood, an Oklahoma City native, moved NYC to study writing at the New School. After a few years of making experimental and documentary films, Wood received a screenwriting fellowship to Columbia where she received her MFA. One of Variety’s ‘10 Directors to Watch’ in 2016, Elizabeth makes her narrative directorial debut with WHITE GIRL, inspired by her true story.


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