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Zilla and Zoe

Filmmaker Jessica Scalise’s second feature film tells the comedic story of young Zoe, a 10-year-old obsessed with gore and horror. After aspirations to become a horror filmmaker end with Zoe in trouble at school, her father decides to put a stop to her gory escapades. Meanwhile, sister Zilla returns home with the unexpected news that she is marrying her college girlfriend. In an attempt to bring everyone together, Zoe will film the wedding. Unbeknownst to everyone else, young Zoe sees this as the opportunity she has been waiting for to make her horrific masterpiece. Filled with comedic exploits, Scalise weaves together a portrait of a modern-day family learning to love one another for who they are.

Genres: Comedy