High Falls Film Festival screening of “Bean” – a Film About Love & The Gift of Living Kidney Donation
November 1st, 2017 by Nancy Ryan
240 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604
A casual swipe on Tinder forever changes the lives of two young women who undergo a potentially life-saving kidney transplant surgery. “Bean” is an emotional medical journey that tests the belief that love truly can conquer all.
Q & A Panel Discussion Immediately Following the Screening. Hear from local patients who also share the Gift of Life, as well as experts from
UR Medicine’s Kidney Transplant Program and Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network.
“Bean” (Gigantic Productions. Directed by Emilie Bunnell.)
Director’s Bio: Emilie Bunnell is a first time director and passionate storyteller.
After receiving her BA in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Alabama, Emilie moved to New York City where she has worked for the past ten years in various facets of the television and film industry. Since starting her career as an NBC Page, she has had the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most influential figures in the industry. Her diverse portfolio includes experience in developing, casting and producing for documentary, scripted and web series, as well as live programming. Emilie’s credits include Peabody, Emmy, GLAAD and Telly award nominations and wins.
Emilie enjoys being able to tell engaging human stories that educate and inspire. Bean is Emilie’s directorial debut.