Opens Jan 19, 2015
January 19-21 ONLY!Brandy Burre discovered she was pregnant after landing a breakthrough role on HBO's iconic drama The Wire. She hid the pregnancy for months, finished the job, and retired to a small town in the Hudson Valley. After years of playing the role of wife and mother, Burre decided to re-enter the acting business. Actress intimately observes the seismic impact of this decision on the cozy domestic world she spent years carefully cultivating. Actress is a blistering look at what happens when a woman decides to grab hold of her destiny. Directed by T/F alumnus Robert Greene, now a Columbia resident and filmmaker-in-chief at the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the University of Missouri.
"Fast, alive, ever-changing. One of the greatest documentaries I've ever seen." (Bilge Ebiri, Vulture)