Boundaries are now harder to discern than ever before. With text messages and social media being ever present, our ability to dis/connect, and ‘transport’ ourselves transcends all social contexts. The consequence of this seems to be blurred lines, diminishing boundaries, and the concept of “right time and place” being more or less thrown out the window.
The characters in our film frequent Bushwick bars and coffee shops, bathrooms plastered with stickers and graffiti, used book stores, and thrift shops. A funeral or a cemetery are unfamiliar spaces to them, with a set of rules and social norms that are not just disregarded by our characters but are perhaps no longer relevant or are simply altogether unknown to them.
Our film explores the way in which unspoken rules are tested. We will explore what happens when you bring the Bushwick bar to the cemetery; when you bring your feelings of loneliness and desire to a space of mourning and grief. I look forward to bringing Ash and Bee to life and embracing their humour as well as their vulnerability and relateablity.
- Katie Schiller [director/producer]
[image: photograph by Megan Doherty]