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WHEN SHE RUNS

Directed by Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
FEATURE NARRATIVE 69 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE WHEN SHE RUNS
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SCREENING INFO
6:15 PM - THU 4/19
PASSED
8:45 PM - FRI 4/20
PASSED
3:15 PM - SAT 4/21
PASSED
Unable to shake her dreams of competing in the Olympic Games, 20-something runner Kristin sacrifices everything—including precious time with her husband and their young son—to pursue her passion. This minimalist drama follows Kristin as she embarks on a strict daily routine of intense exercise, ice baths, training sessions, and low-calorie meals and moonlights at a snow-cone stand to make ends meet. It’s all in the service of the ultimate goal: a spot on the training team of a world-renowned Olympic coach—and a chance out of this dead-end town.

Reveling in subtle silences and long takes, directors Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck craft a patient and well-observed portrait of the daily grind of an all-consuming passion. The resulting film, When She Runs, is a compact, quietly powerful work.

—Karen Kemmerle
Drama, Sports, Latino Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Tribeca Film Festival Alumni
About the Director(s)
Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck’s films have premiered at the Sundance, SXSW, and Locarno film festivals, among others. They were included in Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film” in 2010. In 2016, their feature, God Bless the Child, won the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival and was nominated for the Cinema Eye Honors and Film Independent Spirit Awards’ Kiehl’s Someone to Watch prize.

Film Info
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
  • Producer:
    Laura Heberton
  • Screenwriter:
    Kirstin Anderson, Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
  • Cinematographer:
    Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
  • Editor:
    Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Robert Machoian
  • Sound Designer:
    Peter Albrechtsen
  • Re-Recording Mixer:
    Peter Albrechtsen
  • Colorist:
    J. Cody Baker
  • Cast:
    Kirstin Anderson, Ivan Gehring, Jonah Graham

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