2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22


Saturday, March 14
7:00PM - 8:25PM

Topfer Theatre at ZACH
202 South Lamar Blvd


Fresno is a comedy about co-dependent sisters who work as hotel maids in Fresno, CA. Shannon (Judy Greer) is fresh out of sex rehab when her younger, overly optimistic lesbian sister Martha (Natasha Lyonne) lands her a job as a maid at Fresno Suites, the local hotel. When Shannon jeopardizes her fresh start by accidentally killing a hotel guest after a post-rehab relapse, Martha goes to great lengths to help her sister cover up the crime. Shannon finally learns to take responsibility for her actions, and the sisters begin to resolve their tortured relationship.

Section: Narrative Spotlight
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 85min

Director: Jamie Babbit

Executive Producer: Mynette Louie, Julie Parker Benello, Dan Cogan, Geralyn Dreyfous, Wendy Ettinger, Patty West, Nick Horbaczewski

Producer: Andrea Sperling, Stephanie Meurer

Screenwriter: Karey Dornetto

Cinematographer: Jeffrey Waldron

Editor: Suzanne Spangler

Production Designer: Theresa Guleserian

Sound Designer: Paul Hollman

Music: Nathan Matthew David

Additional Credits: Co-Executive Producers: Steven Cohen, Abigail Disney, Regina K. Scully, Associate Producers: Derek Nguyen, Tracy Shao, Casting Director: Richard Hicks, c.s.a., Music Supervisor: Tiffany Anders, Costume Designer: Charlese Antoinette Jones

Principal Cast: Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer, Malcolm Barrett, Jessica St. Clair, Fred Armisen, Molly Shannon, Michael Hitchcock, Ron Livingston, Allison Tolman, and Aubrey Plaza


In 2000, Babbit directed her first feature, But I’m a Cheerleader, starring Natasha Lyonne and Clea DuVall. That movie was sold to Lions Gate and released worldwide. Other films: The Quiet, The Itty Bitty Titty Committee (Won Grand Jury Prize, SXSW 07) and Breaking the Girls. Jamie also directs television shows including Girls and Looking.

Distributor: N/A

Public Film Contact
Andrea Sperling

Publicity Contact
Rene Ridinger



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