Synopsis: Mrs. K starts her kinder class with a perky attitude that quickly devolves into confusion. Is she teaching 5 year olds the alphabet or running a therapy session for parents?
I teach kindergarten and have all year. Making this film was my therapy for the Covid crisis.
Arden is currently finishing the production phase of her feature documentary film, Leveling Lincoln set to be released in 2021. She is honored that her feature script, Gravel Road, was a 2019 finalist at Manhattan Film Fest, Big Apple Film Fest and the Lady Filmmakers Festival in Beverly Hills among others. She directed The Night Forlorn, or Waitin’ on Godsford,, which won Best Production of a Play at the 2018 Valley Theatre Awards. Originally from New York, Arden has acted OFF Broadway at Primary Stages, The Bouerie Lane Theatre, Soho Playhouse, regionally a the Paper Mill Playhouse and the La Mirada Civic Theatre. Her short films, Monday’s Child and Trellis & Vine have earned Laurels from London to Long Beach. See her youtube channel “Arden Teresa Lewis” for more of her shorts. She received the Lilian Nesburn Award from the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild for her play, Grandma Good and was a semi-finalist for the Jane Chambers Award with her play, Baby Dreams. Baby Dreams starred Veanne Cox and was published in Theatre Communications Guild Magazine. Her play, Little Rhonda, was produced at Theatre Geo and is part of the Audrey Skirbal Kenis Theatre Archives at the Los Angeles Central Library. Her written work appears in two anthologies: Scenes For Women By Women and Even More Monologues For Women By Women – Tori Haring Smith/Heinemann Press. She teaches full time in the Los Angeles Unified School District and holds a BA in theatre from UCLA. Learn more about her at Facebook: ATLewis films. or Website: ardenteresalewis.com
Lady Filmmakers Festival 2020 - United States