C A R O L F A W
2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowship Semifinalist
In the 1960s South, a rebellious preacher's daughter is impregnated by her black
boyfriend, and tries to hide the relationship from her racist father by passing the pregnancy
off as Immaculate Conception.
A sweet and horrifying story of teenage friendship, longing — and murder. When two
13-year-old girls find their escape from a dead-end trailer park blocked by an abusive
stepfather, they plot to kill him in a fantasy that turns dark when it becomes real.
ONE HOUR DRAMA
Threatened with eviction, a cynical teenage girl travels to a religious commune to extract
her brainwashed mother — but finds herself captivated by the cult's leader and enthralled
by his teachings.