Artemis & the Astronaut
A.L. Lee - 15'
Artemis and Henri have spent a lifetime together. Loved one another deeply and imperfectly. Four weeks ago Henri died, and today the Conservatory is coming to pick up his beloved piano. So much was left unsaid as Henri's mind ebbed away. And then Artemis hears Henri crying in the next room. Will Artemis get a chance to be with Henri one last time?
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Director not to present this film for Public, the Jury can award the film through private screening.
A. L. Lee received an MFA in screenwriting from Columbia University. Her screenplay The Legend of Pig-Eye, which is an adaptation of the short story with the same title by Rick Bass, won the top prize in Film Division Screenwriting Competition. Her short film, the good boy, has been selected by over 60 film festivals and has won several Best Film, Best Foreign Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay and Best Acting awards. A. L. Lee wrote and directed Artemis & the Astronaut. In 2016, she was awarded a production grant from NYSCA (New York State Council on the Arts). The NYSCA award combined with funds raise through IFP (Independent Film Projects), A. L. Lee was able to make her film. She originally trained as a violinist at the Eastman School of Music and the New England Conservatory. She lives in New York City with her husband, two sons and two cats.