PRIDE Series: The Surrogate

July 16, 2020 -

Event Category: Virtual Cinematheque Series
Admission: $12

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The Tropic’s Virtual Screenings for Pride Month continue with The Surrogate, a thought-provoking new family drama from writer-director Jeremy Hersh originally slated to premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Jess, a 29 year old web designer for a nonprofit in Brooklyn, is ecstatic to be the surrogate and egg-donor for her best friend Josh and his husband Aaron. But twelve weeks into the pregnancy, a prenatal test comes back with unexpected results that pose a moral dilemma. As they all consider the best course of action, the relationship between the three friends is put to the test.

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Livestream Q&A with director Jeremy Hersh and director Eliza Hittman (Never Rarely Sometimes Always): Watch on YouTube

Livestream Q&A, with cast/associate producer Jasmine Batchelor and writer/director Jeremy Hersh, moderated by filmmaker Stephen Winter.: Watch on NewFest’s Facebook + YouTube channels

Dir. Jeremy Hersh / 93 minutes / 2020

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