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A Film by Kira Bursky

Synopsis

A cult member’s sense of reality falls apart as her need for human connection overpowers her role as mother to the next saint.

Director

  • Picture of Kira Bursky © Kira Bursky

    Kira Bursky

    All Around Artsy was founded in 2009 by Kira Bursky, a vagabonding storyteller with an insatiable hunger for magic. Kira Bursky is an award-winning young female filmmaker from Asheville, NC. Through All Around Artsy she has produced approximately 50 films that have been screened at festivals around the world from Los Angeles Film Festival to Guam International Film Festival. In 2016 she was featured in Seventeen Magazine as the April issue’s Power Girl and received the Emerging Artist to Watch grant through Le Couvent artist residency in France. In 2015 Kira was selected as the Best Emerging Female Filmmaker at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) as well as being recognized as a National YoungArts finalist in 2014. Also that year she was a finalist in the White House Student Film Festival and had the honor of screening her work in the White House. In 2015-2016 Kira directed two short films for Polish-fashion eyewear company Massada Eyewear. She has served as a guest speaker and juror for film festivals across the U.S. In 2018 Out Magazine, a leading LGBT media outlet, premiered her short film "Closet Made of Sheets." She is currently developing her first feature film as well as enjoying the success of her growing fanbase on Youtube nearing 10,000 subscribers as well as her 2015 short film "Tree Hugger," and her 2016 short film "Wild Flowers," which both just recently passed a million views on Youtube. Her short film "Close to the Window," also recently passed a million views on Miaopai, a Chinese video platform.

Awards + Festivals

  • TRASH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Varaždin, Croatia)September 5, 2018
  • *GOLDEN POCKET PISTOL*
    2nd FILMPLAYA (Official Selection, Playa del Rey, CA, United States)September 21, 2018
  • 6th WASTELAND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, California, USA)September 27, 2018
  • 12th NATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR A TALENTED YOUTH (Official Selection, Seattle, WA, USA)November 25, 2018
  • *BEST IN FEST*
    3rd BERLIN LIBERI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)December 15, 2018
  • *BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM*
    3rd JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jim Thorpe, PA, USA)April 26, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Kira Bursky
Screenplay
Kira Bursky
Producer
Kira Bursky
Director of Photography
Brad Hoover
Art Direction
Madeleine Richardson & Keeley Turner
Sound
Robert Gowan
Editor
Kira Bursky
Sound Design
Robert Gowan
Music
Robert Gowan

Details

Running Time
17:21
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1
Sound
AAC

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY / DIRECTOR

All Around Artsy Productions
Kira Bursky
allaroundartsy@gmail.com
www.allaroundartsy.com
www.facebook.com/allaroundartsy