OCTOBER 2017 at the SALON

Now Return Us to Normal
a work-in-progress by filmmaker Leslie Koren

After experiencing flashbacks surrounding her years at a behavior modification school in Oakley, Utah, a filmmaker contacts former classmates to help connect the dots of her disjointed memories. Compelled by their conversations to return to Utah, she tracks down those responsible for her mistreatment looking for answers.

A new transplant to Pittsburgh, Koren will be in attendance. She presents Now Return Us to Normal as a work-in-progress.  Come offer your comments as she nears completion of this feature-length documentary.

Koren is a Director/Producer who has exhibited her work at UnionDocs, Hamptons Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival, Nashville Film Festival, and Anthology Film Archives and distributed her work through Tribeca Film Institute’s Reframe Collection, and has worked in film and tv production at PBS and A&E Networks. She is recipient of several awards, including the Philadelphia Fellowship to the Flaherty Film Seminar, and 2015 recipient of the Harry Friedburg Film Grant through the Philadelphia Psychoanalysis Foundation. Koren is now finishing Now Return Us and producing a narrative web series on the festival circuit. 

Monday, October 23
6:30p  Food & Social
7:00p  Screening & Discussion

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