Diana and Liz are two adult sisters who love and respect each other more than anyone else in the world. However, when Liz decides she needs to break a promise she made for the benefit of her own future, Diana has to decide whether or not she can accept Liz’s decision.
Inspired by a real life conversation with Writer Kelsey Rauber's own sister, what I found resonated with me was the broader thematic elements of choice and expectation. With this film, I wanted to tell a story in a limited space, with limited time, with limited distraction from the core of the story; just two women having an intimate & heated discussion, the magnitude of which is bigger than the film it exists within. The idea of choice, or lack thereof, is something so key to being a contemporary woman, but something so rarely explored in film, especially in this unique, subversive context. I hope the film feels both authentic and specific, while also open to interpretation. -Christina Raia
Festival Official Selections:
2015 NYC PictureStart
2016 Queens World Film Festival (Nominated Best Ensemble)
2015 HollyShorts Monthly Screening Series
2015 Directed by Women
2015 NewFilmmakers New York