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NYC female filmmakers on making 'The Short History of the Long Road'

Posted at 12:52 PM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 13:47:20-04

NEW YORK — Marysol Castro spoke to New York City-based female filmmakers Ani Simon-Kennedy, Cailin Yatsko and Kishori Rajan about their film "The Short History of the Long Road," premiering at Tribeca Film Festival and retooling their release plans after COVID-19 hit.

They discuss their experience making it, premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, getting a distribution deal and how the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to retool their plans.

The film was released at select drive-in theaters across the country where it ranked #3 in theaters over the weekend. The filmmakers held a "virtual premiere" Monday night ahead of the film's digital and on-demand release. The premiere was attended by fans in 41 countries around the globe.

They also talk about being female filmmakers in a male dominated industry and hat the future of filmmaking might look like in a post-coronavirus world.

For more information on where you can see "The Short History of the Long Road" you can visit their website by clicking here