Friday, Sep 15 7:15PM (+ 9:15PM Intro) w/ Caroline Dhavernas and writer/director Adam Keleman
Saturday, Sep 16 5:15PM and 7:15PM w/ Adam Keleman
Sunday, Sep 17 3:15PM w/ Adam Keleman
Adam Keleman is a writer and director based in Brooklyn, NY. His work has shown at the SXSW Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Nashville FF, and New Orleans FF. As a film journalist and critic, he has written for SOMA Magazine, AOL Moviefone, Slant and Little Joe. Adam’s short film Long Days was a Vimeo Staff Pick and won the HammerToNail Short Film Contest. He was also awarded a Jerome Foundation production grant and Film Independent AbelCine grant for his debut feature film Easy Living, which premiered at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival and will be distributed by Gravitas Ventures in September. Adam is currently developing several projects for film and TV.
Caroline Dhavernas, a Montreal native, began her career at age 8. Dhavernas is immediately recognizable from Bryan Fuller’s hit “Hannibal,” where she played Dr. Alanna Bloom, opposite Hugh Dancy and Mads Mikkelsen.
Currently, Dhavernas stars as the lead in the newest original series, “Mary Kills People,” which airs on Global Television in Canada. The series premiered in Canada on January 25, 2017 and will have its U.S. premiere on Lifetime on April 23, 2017. “Mary Kills People” follows Mary Harris, a doctor who helps people in need end their lives with dignity.
Dhavernas worked with acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin on “Seances,” which was screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The project of more than 100 short films pays homage to lost silent films for the 1920s and ‘30s and is being filmed in several cities on two continents over two years.
Dhavernas also appeared in sci-fi film MARS ET AVRIL. Directed by Martin Villeneuve, MARS ET AVRIL was based on the novels by the same name and screened at numerous film festivals before being released in Quebec in 2012.
In 2011, Dhavernas starred in the ABC series “Off the Map.” The medical drama, from executive producer Shonda Rhimes, was set in a remote South American village where seven doctors each searched for reasons that brought each of them to medicine.
In 2010, Dhavernas starred as Vera Keller in “The Pacific.” This epic 10-part miniseries event received an astounding eight Emmy Awards, including outstanding miniseries as well as a Golden Globe nomination for best mini-aeries or motion picture made for television.
Dhavernas starred in the widely acclaimed Canadian feature PASSCHENDAELE, which won the 2009 Genie Award for best motion picture. She also starred as Kit Holliday in the film HOLLYWOODLAND, opposite Adrien Brody and BREACH alongside Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillipe and Laura Linney.
Dhavernas made her American television debut in 2004 in the critically acclaimed Fox series “Wonderfalls,” from “Hannibal” creator Bryan Fuller. In the family dramedy, Dhavernas played Jaye, who lived in a trailer, worked at a Niagara Falls gift shop and had a special gift that allowed her to hear non-living objects encouraging her to help different individuals in the community.
Dhavernas, also received a nomination for a Genie Award in 2005 for her role in Gary Nates’ “Niagara Motel” and is a two-time nominee of the Gémeaux Awards (Quebec’s television awards). Dhavernas currently resides in Montréal.