GENTLY, JENNIFERDirected by Katie Doane Avery
Cast: Gabrielle Freeland, Gabrielle Wesley, Tyree Singletary, Lorie Wallick
When Jennifer and Madison sneak a peek at a porn collection, a model stirs a deep desire in Jennifer.
Katie Doane Avery is a filmmaker whose stories focus on feminine, queer, and Indigenous character-driven narratives that seek to blend cinematic realism with surreal and musical moments. Her short film Polar Sun has screened at imagineNATIVE, Maoriland, the Hamilton Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, and the Cinematheque in Winnipeg. She was selected as a fellow for the Sundance Institute + IAIA Native Writers Workshop and received an MFA in Film Directing from the California Institute of the Arts. She is from the Pacific Northwest, is of Inupiaq decent, and lives in Los Angeles.
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