New Lena Dunham-Directed Short Film Hits The Web


While the world may know her best for the beloved TV series Girls, Lena Dunham has been a deeply interesting filmmaker since the days of her cult web series, Delusional Downtown Divas, and her feature film debut Creative Nonfiction. Toss in the great Tiny Furniture, and Dunham is as intriguing a cinematic voice as there is. And thankfully, she’s back with something outside of the Girls universe.

The director has backed a new short film for designer Rachel Antonoff, and with her sister Grace Dunham and New York Times writer Alice Gregory aboard to star, it’s a gorgeous, but far too short, bit of film from the ever thrilling Dunham.

There isn’t much to say really about the short, but it does posit an interesting question. Season three of her HBO series should start shooting relatively soon, and with it being HBO’s most talked about show (maybe only second behind Game Of Thrones), where does Dunham go from here? The series is as popular a show as there is, but when will she hit the big screen again? With Judd Apatow firmly behind her as a voice, and a set collective of actors breaking into the A list, one can only imagine that a new feature is on the way somewhere down the line. Maybe something small shot between seasons of Girls? One can only hope.

Source Jezebel

Joshua Brunsting

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