BREAKING FILM NEWS

Friday, May 8, 2009

"Hot Docs": "Zombie Girl: The Movie"...

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"Zombie Girl: The Movie", playing at this year's "Hot Docs", chronicles the creative passion of Emily Hagins, a pre-teen girl following her filmmaking dreams.

"...Most twelve-year-olds are busy with friends, homework, and online chatting. So is Emily, but she found time to write and direct a feature-length zombie movie as well. ZOMBIE GIRL: THE MOVIE documents the exhilarating and heartbreaking two years it took her to make it. With the help of her mother as agent, crew, and biggest fan, Emily launches an epic adventure in genre filmmaking, battling everything from budget shortfalls to self-doubt, all while coming of age as a teenager. Emily has the vision and her mom has the driver’s license. Together, their journey is an enlightening look at a growing world of young moviemakers and the bloodiest mother/daughter story you’ve ever seen..."