7:15 pm | 1h 30min | Comedy
Q&A follows the screening with Writer Risa Meckenberg and Actor/Producers Alysia Reiner & David Alan Basche
Tina (Alysia Reiner) and Karen (Christina Hendricks) were art school frenemies whose paths diverged after college. Tina became a passionate, successful conceptual artist, while Karen sacrificed a career in art in order to become a wife and mother. When Karen—eight months pregnant—and her wealthy husband, Don, make a trip to New York City, Tina and her partner Wayne invite the couple over to their bohemian loft for dinner. Things quickly move from awkward to explosive when Tina announces her newest project: a lifelong performance piece in which Tina and Wayne become parents via surrogate. Stoking the fire, Tina and Wayne’s young, beautiful surrogate Kiki (Anna Camp) drops by unexpectedly, and the fivesome spend the rest of the evening quarrelling about the pressures of motherhood: why we choose it, revere it, and sometimes forgo it.
The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 21, 2018 Director: Marianna Palka Writer: Risa Mickenberg Stars: Christina Hendricks, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche