Maribeth Romslo and Cristina PippaUSA11 minutes2017ColourEnglishInternational Premiere
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Living with polio in July 1937, 13-year-old Eleanor reaches out to the world via her shortwave radio in an attempt to connect with history's most famous female aviator.
Maribeth Romslo is a director, cinematographer and producer whose feature film Dragonfly premiered at the Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival and was selected for "Best of the Fest" at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival. She also produced the feature-length documentary Our Journey Home (15) with narration by singer-songwriter Jewel. Amelia (17) is her latest film.
Cristina Pippa is an award-winning playwright She completed her BA in creative writing at Columbia University in New York and her MFA at the University of Iowa Playwrights Workshop, where she received the Iowa Fellowship for the Arts and the Norman Felton Fellowship to participate in Sundance Theatre Lab. She is the recipient of a 2015 Artist's Initiative Grant for Prose, and has co-directed two short films and a series pilot. Amelia (17) is her latest film.