Silicon Valley Queer Film Festival

Rural (Finalist)


Country of Origin: USA

A teenage girl living in conservative, rural Virginia grapples with identity and self-acceptance.


Amelia Annen

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Amelia Annen is a filmmaker based in NYC, but she is originally from Northern California. Her directorial credits include: Girl of My Dreams, Dinosaur Day, Angel, and Rural. She has a passion for tellings comedic queer focused stories with strong aesthetic visions. Her work has been described as “whimsical,” which she thinks is very fitting. As well as a director she is a published author and poet. In May 2021 she graduated from NYU with a BFA in Theatre and a minor in Creative Writing.