Orange Bow humorously chronicles a teen's tedious journey from his house in Brooklyn to a neighborhood birthday party. Along the way, he encounters a handful of mundane obstacles, from a disinterested gift wrapping clerk to a nonfunctioning building elevator. Just as the frustrated teen is about to reach his party, he is hit with a highly unexpected surprise. Inspired by a true story, this winsome short provides a slice of what it is like to grow up in Brooklyn.
Length: 14 minutes
Nashville, Tennessee native Diandrea Rees has produced, written, and directed three short films, all of which have gone on to be screened at festivals. During the summer of 2005, she worked in the script supervision department on Spike Lee's feature film Inside Man. More recently, she produced and directed Eventual Salvation, a feature documentary film that was shot on location in Monrovia, Liberia, and is now in postproduction. Rees currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.