by Salima Punjani.
Slater Jewell-Kemker dropped out of high-school when she was 16 to become a filmmaker. Now, at just 22-years old she is making her debut at The Toronto International Film Festival with her psychological thriller Still.
The 16-minute dramatic short centres on a young woman who meets multiples of herself after a walk with her abusive boyfriend turns deadly.
A graduate of the Canadian Film Centre’s director’s lab, it’s not Kemker’s first film festival. But, she says, being accepted into TIFF provides open access to a community of people that shape and influence movies on a global scale.
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