Teonna is unexpectedly suspended from school and is faced with a day on the streets of Washington, DC. Teonna encounters Malik, who is also out of school, and Sara, who left school because she saw more economic opportunity on the streets. The three set out for an adventure that takes them east of the Anacostia river.
East of the River (2018)
Created in collaboration with local high schoolers, East of the River It is an unflinching portrait of the education and lived experience of teenagers finding their way through an overburdened public school system.
East of the River had its world premiere at Slamdance Film Festival 2019 in Park City, Utah where it won jury honorable mention and Hannah was awarded the Russo Brothers fellowship.
Slamdance Film Festival, Park City Utah
Jan 26, 2019, 9:45p, Gallery
Jan 29 2019, 7:45p, Ballroom
Regard Film Festival, Québec
March 15, 2019 9:30p, Petit Théâtre de l'UQAC
Tribeca Film Festival, New York City
April 25, 2019, 9:00p, REGAL-11
April 30, 2019, 3:45p, REGAL-10
May 3, 2019, 5:00p, VEC-02
May 4, 2019, 12:45p VEC-06
Dallas International Film Festival, Dallas Texas
April 15, 2019, 1:15p, Landmark Magnolia
April 13, 2019, 11:00a, Studio Movie Grill Royal Ln
April 16, 2019, 4:30p, Studio Movie Grill Royal Ln
April 16, 2019, 9:30p, Landmark Magnolia
Florida Film Festival, Orlando, Florida
April 13, 2019, 3:30p, Enzian Theater
April 16, 2019, 7:00p, Enzian Theater