Lane 1974

Lane 1974

It's 1974. 13-year-old Lane lives on a beautiful Northern California commune, wild and free, until her mother, a rebel and iconoclast, alienates their small group from the security and safety of the community land. They begin moving from one unlikely situation to another, leaving normal life far behind. Scrounging for food and hitch-hiking, while her mother cadges cash and begs favors, Lane and her siblings rely on one another in an increasingly desolate and isolated emotional landscape. After a series of dangerous events, Lane must decide how to survive.

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SJ Chiro



Director: SJ Chiro
Executive Producer: Mel Eslyn, SJ Chiro, Nesib Shamah, Amy Shamah
Producer: Jennessa West
Screenwriter: SJ Chiro, Original story by Clane Hayward
Cinematographer: Sebastien Scandiuzzi
Editor: Celia Beasley
Production Designer: Cassie Miggins, Erin O. Kay
Sound Designer: Berkeley Sound Artists
Music: Jason Staczek
Principal Cast: Sophia Mitri Schloss, Katherine Moennig, Sara Coates, Linas Phillips, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Sarah-Eve Gazitt, Annette Toutonghi, Harry K. Curtis, Jeremy Harris, Kate Kraay
Additional Credits: Co-producer: Jennifer Mancuso, Co-producer: Jason Richert, Co-producer: Rob West, Casting: Amey René, CSA, Costume Designer: Ronald Leamon


Public Film Contact
Jennessa West
Lane 1974, LLC
Publicity Contact
Linda Brown Salomone
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Screening Section: Narrative Spotlight
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: United States
Runtime: 80 mins