Rose is 24 years old. She lives with her eccentric mother. Together they fill their lives with mundane often pointless tasks that are rigidly timetabled. The house is nothing but a trap with a vast collection of clutter that stops them from moving forward.
What Rose doesn’t know is she is about to go through an awakening. For the first time in her life she can see outside of the four walls that hold her as a voluntary prisoner. The cause? Ivan- a faceless man with a strange accent.
He is Roses new tenant. A quiet obsession grows within her. This man represents a life she didn’t know she wanted.
But can she really take the bull by the horns, break out of her mothers shadow and become a woman in her own right?
Set in East London Goodbye Baby Lady is a story of growth and the realisation of ones presence in their own life. Rose is capable of change and so she does.
The irony of this festival is that its goal is to not be around in 5 years time. To eventually not be relevant because there is zero need to have a festival geared for female talent and female stories because the stories presented in Hollywood and around the world are a balanced showcase of the human experience from both sexes.
Our goal is to achieve a lot of success and then fold into oblivion simply because there is no need for this festival.
This festival was created by the FEEDBACK Film & Writing Festival as a simple reaction to a strong need to showcase female talent from around the world in a more profound way.
When putting together the weekly festival, the administration noticed a lack of a female presence in the stories being shown at the festival.
A classic example and analogy to the frustration is how the festival noticed that even the smaller roles in a screenplay were written for a man to play. There was zero reason for this in many stories. How a police officer, or a political campaign manager, for example with 3-4 lines in a screenplay was a "HE" character. Why? And these are the screenplays written by the winners! The talented one who have obtained agents and have began/beginning their careers as a writer.
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