EVE, a Filipino-American teenage girl, writes a suicide note and leaves the house to get cigarettes for one last smoke. When she meets DAWN who pulls her into a fun ride — her mother discovers her suicide note, while she rediscovers life.
Jillian Junco grew up in West Virginia and received her BA in digital filmmaking at Shepherd University. In 2021, she moved to New York City to pursue her Masters in Directing at the School of Visual Arts. During her time there, her love for horror and coming-of-age films was one of her inspirations to write and direct the short film “Killing Myself” where she used dark undertones while taking a light-hearted approach.
She hopes to continue her career as a director and explore youth, identity, and girlhood through film while mixing it with her own punkiness and grit.
A Q&A panel with the filmmakers will take place after the screening. Larger Than Life sheds light on…