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The Importance of Sex Education

A 12 year old girl sets out to unravel the mysteries of sex ed in 1976.

Directed By: L. Elizabeth Powers

Written By: L. Elizabeth Powers

Produced By: L. Elizabeth Powers, Christine Chen, and Ariane Perideaux

Starring: Garrett Kruithof, Dodie Brown, Mary Thoma, Bryce McDaniel, Joel Foxx, Carol Ann Scruggs, Tristan Tierce, Lily Montgomery, Brady Permenter, Gabrielle Brown, Courtland Anderson, and Anna Mangus

Cinematography By: Alex Walker

Director’s Bio: L. Elizabeth Powers is an award winning writer, filmmaker, animator and VFX artist.

She has an M.F.A. (screenwriting) from Wilkes University and has worked in visual effects for feature films and TV since the turn of the millennium after studying at Vancouver Film School in Vancouver, BC, Canada. After working in LA for several years on films such as “Eternal Sunshine off the Spotless Mind” and “Chicago,” she became a freelance compositor working in both near and far-flung locations such as Romania, Massachusetts, New Mexico. In 2010 she moved closer to home and has worked in Louisiana at both Worldwide Effects in Shreveport and Factory FX in New Orleans, and as a senior compositor at Mighty Coconut in Austin, TX.

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