Awards: Grand Jury Prize Winner Atlanta Film Festival, Best Original Song Nashville Film Festival, Tribeca All Access Award, IFP Emerging Narrative Award, SFFS/KRF Honorable Meniton, Adrienne Shelly Directing Award
Official Selection: SXSW, Atlanta, Dallas, Florida, Sarasota, IFFBoston, Nashville, Brooklyn, Duluth, St Louis, Sun Valley, Little Rock, Edinburgh, Munich, Jerusalem, Sydney, Lausanne, Wroclaw, Bend, Woodstock and more...
Director: Leah Meyerhoff // Producers: Allison Anders, Heather Rae, Katie Mustard
Cast: Natalia Dyer, Peter Vack, Julia Garner, Amy Seimetz, Toni Meyerhoff
Length: 80 minutes // Sales: ICM Partners
I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS takes us on a road trip through the stunning and complex landscape of troubled young love. The film tells the story of Davina, an imaginative and strong-willed teenage girl who often escapes into a beautifully twisted fantasy life. Having grown up quickly as the sole caretaker of her disabled mother, she looks for salvation in a new relationship with an older boy. Davina is swept into a whirlwind of romance and adventure, but the enchantment of her new relationship quickly fades when Sterling's volatile side begins to emerge.
Leah Meyerhoff is a New York based filmmaker whose short films have screened in over 200 film festivals, won a dozen awards and aired on IFC, PBS, LOGO and MTV. She holds a BA in Art-Semiotics from Brown University and is a Dean's Fellow in Graduate Film at NYU. Her debut feature film I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS was an official selection of the Tribeca All Access Labs, IFP Emerging Narrative Labs, IFP Narrative Finishing Labs, Edit Center Program, US in Progress program at the Champs Elysees Film Festival, and the Emerging Visions program at the New York Film Festival, with additional support from NYU, IFP, San Francisco Film Society, Tribeca Film Institute and the Adrienne Shelly Foundation.
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