Gianna is a queer horror comedy following Gina, a Filipina Gemini doing her best, as she takes the advice of her sliding scale therapist to spend a day with her INNER SABOTEUR. Enter Gianna. Will they make peace, or does Gianna, like, literally want Gina dead?
One of those rare Los Angeles locals, Kait Schuster is a director/writer/actor/producer and alumni of the Conservatory at The Atlantic Theater Company (NYC.) She has a passion for queer storytelling with an emphasis on representing authentic intimacy, and is an advocate for building accessible sets for disabled and chronically ill creators.
Kait’s credits as a writer/director include short films Geranium (NewFest, Palm Springs Int’l Film Festival, Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, Waking Screens: Burning Man, Film Maudit), Suds, MA’AM, and The Last Time She Slept Over. Her webseries, OH, LIZA, which she co-wrote, produced, and starred in, premiered at the New Media Film Festival.
Kait is also a playwright and performance artist with work developed and featured by Colt Coeur (Off-Broadway, NYC), Sorority at The Hammer Museum, The Bootleg, and the Lyric Hyperion Theater (LA.) In addition to her work as a filmmaker, Kait is a screenwriting coach and specializes in supporting actors transition into creating work for themselves.
A Q&A panel with the filmmakers will take place after the screening. Outside the Box centers on stories…