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The Light of The Moon

Jessica M. Thompson
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Running Time:115:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
4:15 PM EST
Friday, November 10
Thalian Main

After her world is irrevocably changed, a successful New York City architect struggles to regain intimacy and control in her life.


Short Before the Feature: Jawbreaker // JT Fritsch :: A collaborative story, blindly written by a UNCW experimental film class, was filmed and creatively crowdsourced to produce this entrancing animated short.


Jessica M. Thompson is an Emmy-nominated Australian filmmaker who lives in New York City. She studied acting at three major drama schools in Australia, before attending Film School in Sydney, where she met Carlo Velayo. They quickly formed a formidable filmmaking duo and have made several award-winning short films together, including, “Hike,” “Percepio” and “Across the Pond.”

In 2011, Jess founded Stedfast Productions, a collective of visual storytellers. As an Editor, she has worked with twice Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, Liz Garbus, and on the Sundance-winning film, “Watchers of the Sky.” Jess also edited Cheryl Furjanic’s award-winning and Emmy-nominated documentary, “Back on Board: Greg Louganis,” which recently premiered on HBO. “The Light of the Moon” is Jess’ long-awaited feature directorial debut.