Chicago Filmmaker’s New Short Highlights Same-Sex Marriage In 1913

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Jack (Kate Smith) is overcome with emotion during her trial in the short film Jack and Anna Courtesy of Ksenia Ivanova
Jack and Anna Still 6
Jack (Kate Smith) is overcome with emotion during her trial in the short film Jack and Anna Courtesy of Ksenia Ivanova

Chicago Filmmaker’s New Short Highlights Same-Sex Marriage In 1913

Jack and Anna is a moving portrait of two women happy and in love, pulled apart by the courts. Based on a true story, the short film is garnering attention and racking up awards at film festivals across the country.

Reset talks to the filmmaker for more on her new work.

GUEST: Ksenia Ivanova, former Columbia College student