The Mermaid 15:11 by Italome Ohikhuare
Selected for a 2015 SUNDANCE INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP
A moving drama about a young woman, her schizophrenic brother, and his pet goldfish — and a journey that changes all their lives forever.
An aspiring writer, actress and filmmaker, Italome graduated from Columbia University where she wrote and starred in several theater productions. She spent the next few years in Los Angeles pursuing screenwriting and acting before moving to Miami for graduate school. She recently received her MFA in Film Production from the University of Miami. She also shot her first short film “The Mermaid” which she wrote, produced, and will soon turn into a feature film!