“Actress” to be Screened with Star Brandy Burre

The critically acclaimed film, “Actress,” will be screened at UConn’s von der Mehden Recital Hall on Sept. 24 at 8:00 PM.

Actress Brandy Burre is currently a guest artist performing in CRT’s The Laramie Project (October 8-18, 2015), Join CRT for a special screening of this documentary film, followed by a Q & A with the actress, Brandy Burre.

Brandy Burre had a recurring role on HBO’s The Wire when she gave up her career to start a family. When she decides to reclaim her life as an actor, the domestic world she’s carefully created crumbles around her. Using elements of melodrama and cinema verité, “Actress” is both a present tense portrait of a dying relationship and ex exploration of a complicated woman, performing the role of herself, in a complex-yet-familiar story. It’s a film about starring in the movie of your life.

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