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Under A Juniper Tree

Directed by Lynslee Mercado

A young woman named Dara falls in love with a woman named Juniper in her dreams, unaware of her true intentions.






Director Lynslee Mercado was born and raised in Southern California and graduated in 2019 from the University of California, Irvine, with a degree in journalism and a minor in digital filmmaking. She was featured in the Newport Beach Film Festival two years in a row, first for her experimental short film “Milk” and then for her documentary “Her Farm,” shot in Nepal. This is her first narrative short film post graduation.

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Shorts Program IV: Connect the Dots

A Q&A panel with the filmmakers will take place after the screening. Connect the Dots are stories that…

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AMC Plaza Bonita 14

Thu, Oct 5
2:00 pm