June 7 | 7pm | Wavertree | Free
The Seaport Museum’s LGBTQ+ Pride Month festivities continue with a special screening of the music-forward film Walk With Me. Together we will follow the emotional journey of a young mother who leaves her husband to find her own footing in the world and stumbles into unexpected love with another woman. Walk With Me has won multiple awards at festivals worldwide and has enjoyed a successful digital release with Gravitas Ventures.
Before the screening, the audience is invited to enjoy a live performance of some of the film’s 16 original songs written by Juno-nominated singer-songwriter Amanda Walther. A short Q&A will follow the screening, with leading lady Devin Dunne Cannon, writer and director Isabel del Rosal, and cast member Catrina Ganey.
The runtime of the film is 1 hour and 50 minutes; it is not yet rated but has been deemed appropriate for audiences ages 16+.
Advanced registration is encouraged but walk-ups will be accommodated as possible.
About the Speakers
Isabel del Rosal is a Brooklyn-based writer, director, shooter, and editor with narrative, docu-style, industrial, and promotional experience, who creates dynamic, promotional videos for corporations, non-profits, artists, and entrepreneurs. She has written, directed, and edited a handful of short films, two seasons of sketch comedy web-series, Smile for the Camera, and in early 2020, completed her first feature film, Walk With Me, which has won the Spirit Award and Best Actor at Brooklyn Film Festival 2021 and Best Emerging Director at Manhattan Film Festival 2021, Best LGBTQ Feature at Lady Filmmakers Film Festival, Best Feature at NY International Women’s Film Festival, Best Female Composer at Toronto Int’l Women’s Film Festival.
Devin Dunne Cannon attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy as well as New School University in New York where she majored in musical theater. After college, she became a founding member of Strangemen Theatre Company, a group of artists and puppeteers dedicated to creating company devised work; most notably the Obie Award winning production of L. Frank Baumb’s Tin Man entitled The Woodsman (New World Stages). In addition to developing and directing new theater, she can be seen on NBC’s 30 Rock, Louie (FX), and Smile For The Camera (Episodic Web Series) where she and writer/director Isabel Del Rosal first met. Their short film, Caulk, was a Project Greenlight finalist for HBO. This is Devin’s first feature film and she is honored to have been able to help tell such a beautiful story and to do so alongside an almost entirely female film family.
Catrina Ganey grew up in Washington, DC, the youngest of three girls of a single mother. She trained at the Webber Douglas Academy in London, and received a BFA in theater from Howard University. She has had a wide range of roles on TV, movies, and the theater, including roles on Americanish, Walk With Me, Carry Me Home, Mr. Robot, Tales of the City, Madam Secretary, Chinese Puzzle, Conviction, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bringing Out the Dead, The Sopranos, and All My Children. She has appeared onstage in for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf among other productions.
Tall Ship Wavertree
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