THE FEELING THAT THE TIME FOR DOING SOMETHING HAS PASSED
Join us after the screening on Oct. 20 for a Q&A with filmmaker Joanna Arnow.
Filmmaker Joanna Arnow stars as a thirtysomething woman in New York City navigating her BDSM relationship and cubicle hell with a defiant shrug in this endlessly clever and wry send-up of the absurdity of modern millennial living. After nearly a decade in a non-exclusive relationship with a much older and seemingly successful man, Ann (director, writer, editor and star Arnow) begins to take the reins (or at least acknowledge them). This awakening sparks a small blip in her daily existence, leading to increasingly astute and funny vignettes in which each extended pause spurs cringey laughter. As if MTV’s deadpan Daria succumbed, with dignity intact, to the faceless banality of the corporate workforce, Arnow fills the film with sly observations about working for out-of-touch boomers, engaging in casual sexual encounters, and maintaining a relationship with her Jewish mother. Under the guise of slacker sensibility, Arnow has crafted a brilliantly constructed document of the chaos of life in NYC as an apathetic observer to an already sinking ship.
CAST: Joanna Arnow, Scott Cohen, Babak Tafti, Alysia Reiner
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