The Surrogate

The Surrogate

Jess Harris, 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. 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.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Director

Jeremy Hersh

Connect

 

Credits

Director: Jeremy Hersh
Executive Producer: David Chan, Sam Bathrick, Adam Barton, Alex Cullen, Ben Wiessner, Jim Cummings, Tony Gapastione
Producer: Julie Christeas, Jonathan Blitstein, Taylor Hess, Jeremy Hersh
Screenwriter: Jeremy Hersh
Cinematographer: Mia Cioffi Henry
Editor: Cecilia Delgado
Production Designer: D'Vaughn Agu
Sound Designer: Tommy Stang
Music: None
Principal Cast: Jasmine Batchelor, Chris Perfetti, Sullivan Jones, Brooke Bloom, Tonya Pinkins, Eboni Booth, Brandon Micheal Hall, Leon Lewis, Tiffany Villarin
Additional Credits: Costume Designer: Lauren Tanchum, Casting Director: Erica Hart, Co-Producer: Chloe Sabin, Co-Producer: Lucas Woods, Line Producer: Roan Bibby

Contact

Public Film Contact
Tarek Shoukri
Visit Films
ts@visitfilms.com
718-312-8210
Publicity Contact
Rob Scheer
rob@brigademarketing.com
(516) 680-3755
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Drama
Screening Section: Visions
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 93 mins