TRIBECA selected LGBT short LET LIV that shares a story about generational addiction
Olivia Levine wrote, starred in, and produced LET LIV, which the talented filmmaker Erica Rose directed. This important short touches on generational addiction and the effect that it can have on families. This live action short film was picked from over 8000 entries to premiere in contention at the OSCAR-qualifying Tribeca Film Festival. Levine and Rose are Brooklyn natives and LET LIV was shot with the beautiful backdrop of New York.
A young alcoholic woman agrees to attend an AA meeting with her partner. When she unexpectedly runs into her estranged mother, she’s forced to confront demons from her past.
Erica Rose is an award-winning Brooklyn-based writer and director with a focus on queer and female-driven stories. She co-created, executive produced, and directed episodes for the ROKU ORIGINAL SERIES, THE LESBIAN BAR PROJECT which received a special Recognition Award at the GLAAD Media Awards. After screening in over 40 festivals internationally, her short film GIRL TALK premiered online and currently has over 36 million views. She also directed season 2 of the award-winning web series INTERESTED IN that premiered Fall 2022. She’s in development for various television and film projects, including the feature queer comedy TITTERS co-written by comedian Ali Clayton.
Olivia Levine is a queer actor, comedian and writer based in Brooklyn. She received her B.A. in Theatre from Barnard College, Columbia University. Other training includes Uprights Citizens Brigade, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London) and The Studio/NY. Olivia’s film credits include TALLULAH opposite Allison Janney and I HATE KIDS with Tituss Burgess and Tom Everett Scott. Levine is currently developing LET LIV into a feature with director Erica Rose, and she has another feature in development with Proton Entertainment.
The film was produced by Nicole Kay Payson and executive produced by Sarah Herrman and Hannah D. Kettering. The stunning cinematography was shot by Alexa Carroll.
LET LIV will screen at Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday June 11th at 5:45pm.