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Title of Film: Swimming Upstream

Date of Screening: August 14, 2021

Film Block Time: 11:45pm


Swimming Upstream

Category: A short, A woman directed film, A first time director film, A music video,Mobile Short Musical Film/ non-narrative/experimental/surrealist

Director: Caren Messing

Producer(s): Caren Messing

Writer(s): “Caren Messing – Video Concept, M. West – Music & Lyrics”

Runtime of Film: 4:59

“Sometimes life feels like a test in determination and tenacity and is played out in our dreams. In “Swimming Upstream”, the Singer/Songwriter
reaches for another shape— like words making their way through dreams. Perhaps life, in its complexity, makes a surreal experience after all.”

Other Info:
Short musical film/non-narrative/experimental/surreal
My film is a LONG ISLAND premiere
Filmed in Brooklyn


All Screenings in the LIIFE line-up will be held at the Bellmore Movies (directly North of the Bellmore train station)
Bellmore Movies
222 Pettit Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
516 783-3199