Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Karen Dee Carpenter, Monday August 17th

Still from Carpenter's You Try Living Here, 2015

For this summer’s screening series at Pieter, WCCW and Craftswoman House invited LA-based filmmakers to screen and discuss their recent work.

On August 17th: Karen Dee Carpenter will screen and discuss her work My Scarlet Letter (2004), Sarah + Dee (2007), and You Try Living Here (2015).

Screening begins at 7:30pm
Space is limited, purchase tickets ahead of time for $5, here
or pay at the door if space is available. 

Pieter Performance Space

420 West Avenue 33, Unit 10
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Karen Dee Carpenter received her M.F.A degree in Film and Media Arts at Temple University. She has produced several short films for which she has received Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowships in both Filmmaking and Screenwriting. Her film, My Scarlet Letter, was awarded “Best Graduate Film” by five festivals and has screened at festivals internationally, including Torino, Palm Beach, and Brooklyn International. This film was also a Finalist in the Akira Kurosowa Memorial Foundation competition. Her subsequent film, Sarah + Dee, was honored with the prestigious Princess Grace Award and screened at several festivals, including Aspen Shortsfest, Newport Beach International and Mill Valley Film Festival.

Karen is currently in post-production on her short film, You Try Living Here. In July 2015 she was a resident at the Performing Arts Forum in St. Erme, France where she was developing her first feature film, The Measure of She (and other aesthetics).

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