written by Else C. Went
directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser
Runaways Ida and Firefly have built a world on the ideals of liberty and respect. As train-hopping vagabonds, they travel the American landscape on a neverending pilgrimage. When a troubled teen calling herself Polly hops on in the night, Ida sizes the opportunity to share her experience and vision with the young girl. As this passionate mentorship grows complicated, as fabric of the world wears thin, the travelers must confront the truth beneath the romance, and contend with the things that set them running.
Else C. Went is a 2017 winner of our Annual Parity Commission.