Jen Ackerman is in her final semester at Hofstra University pursuing a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Documentary Studies and Production. She recently completed an internship with Academy Award Winning filmaker Barbara Kopple and her production company, Cabin Creek Films.
Jen's work has been featured in over 20 film festivals nationally and 3 internationally. She's finishing up a short film on LGBT seniors on Long Island, "Life Moving Forward" and a personal film about coming out.
SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015 7:00PM
20 LIES, 4 PARENTS AND A LITTLE EGG
Director: Hanro Smitson 2013,Netherlands, 78 min.
Dutch with English subtitles
Old friends Emma and Sjors haven’t seen each other in 12 years. Since then they’ve shacked up with Ilse and Bert respectively, and have made cozy lives for themselves. Emma and Ilse are raising Dylan, their teen rocker son. Bert and Sjors are enjoying a comfy and childless life. When Emma goes into the hospital, Sjors offers to take Dylan for a few months, and the men’s tidy world is thrown into chaos.
INSIGHT TO STRENGTHS
Director: Jen Ackerman
A short documentary featuring members of the GLBT community discussing what they've gained through their hardships and what being GLBT means to them.
Members $10/Public $15
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