Britni West named as Jerome Fellow
Britni West (Filmmaking '08) received $20,000 for an as yet untitled feature-length narrative. This film tells te story of Etta, an overweight woman in her forties who has spent most of her life living with her friend and platonic partner Carol. The two spend their days on the outskirts of a small town feeding pigeons from the front stoop of their apartment building and enjoying life free from the cares of a 'typical' woman.
As the film progresses, we come to learn about the conflicting desires of the two women. he primary theme that will come into play throughout the film is the hold that our desires and the desires of others have on our lives.