LadyFest Films: Pony Bar

About The Show

A shallow New York photojournalist strikes up an unlikely romance with a local girl in the small, rural American town in which he is working until he learns a secret about her life that quickly throws their relationship off-kilter.

Directed by Kristen Garris. Starring Nicholas McGovern & Jessica Park.

This film is being screened as part of our LadyFest Films program. Check out our other films: Hurt, Touch, and Suppressing Certainty.

Our second annual LadyFest features the best new work by the best female artists working in New York! Click here for our full programming.

About The Artists

Originally hailing from Los Angeles, KRISTEN GARRIS is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker and video editor. She has worked as a producer and editor for such clients as Vice Media, Nylon Magazine, Billboard Music, Vogue Magazine, Lady Gaga’s Haus of Gaga, Style.com, and Macy’s. She holds a B.F.A in Film and TV Production from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and is currently enrolled as an M.F.A student in the inaugural directing class at Brooklyn College’s Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema.

JEREMY ST. ROMAIN is first and foremost a storyteller. He has completed his first two years as Screenwriter at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. He is currently a teacher and the Director of Community Involvement at a middle school in the Mott Haven Neighborhood of the South Bronx. He is interested in telling stories that bring people together from all walks of life and giving voice to people whose stories are not being told. Ultimately with his films, he hopes to bring disparate people together for the common good and shine some light on communities that otherwise don't have a voice.

ANTONIA COLODRIO is a Chilean filmmaker, photographer, and teaching artist. After graduating high school in Santiago, Chile, she moved to New York to pursue a career in journalism and film. Colodro has traveled internationally as a cinematographer and has worked for prominent news establishments such as Democracy Now! and El Diario La Prensa. She is an MFA candidate for cinematography at Brooklyn College's Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema.

NICHOLAS MCGOVERN is an NYC based film, stage, and television actor. The Virginia native earned a degree in Theater & Dance at The University of Mary Washington and has trained at Atlantic Acting School with renowned Organic Acting teacher Wynn Handman. Notable TV & Film credits include 'Calhoun' in Oscar Winning writer/director Randall Wallace's "Point of Honor", and 'Brody' in the independent short film, Victim, which earned him a “Best Actor” nod at the Brightside Short Film Festival in 2015. His latest work is set to hit the festival circuit in 2018 as he stars in the Independent Feature Sugar Land.

JESSICA PARK is an NYC-based actor, writer and filmmaker whose work spans film, TV, theatre and radio. Screen credits include: "Daredevil" (Netflix/Marvel), "Consumed" (Lionsgate's Twilight Saga Storytellers), and award-winning work in the films The Closer and Dissent. Soon-to-be-released projects include feature films Sleep Tight and Raincatcher. Her theatre work includes regional theatre from Buffalo (Studio Arena) to Germany (Wiesbaden State Theatre), experimental theatre and sketch comedy at UCB and the PIT in NYC. Recent theatre credits include: His Majesty The Baby (PIT) Above Us (NYC Fringe), The Brighter The Star (Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival). She is actor/writer for The National Lampoon's "The Final Edition Radio Hour". Always seeking out challenging characters to play and stories to tell she hopes to use her work to create dialogue and joy.


Aug 19, 2017

151 West 46th Street / 8th Fl. / New York, NY 10036