"My Life in America: Living with Covid and Racism"

A day in the life of American, Wendy Pennington. Isolated and working from home experiencing this day sees the funeral of George Floyd, Coronavirus increase and two Zoom meetings, including teaching her Improv class.

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  • Wendy Pennington
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  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    documentary, life
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 11, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Wendy Pennington

Award winning filmmaker, screenwriter and producer. Currently directing commercials and prepping to direct a feature. Long time actress with credits at studios such as Warner Brothers, Disney and more. From July to August 2020 I’m in Sundance program for my feature film screenplay, “Rondure.” I’ve been an Actor on screen and in voiceover with SAG/AFTRA for over 20 years working at Warner Brothers, Disney and more.

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Director Statement

This documentary is extremely personal as it follows a day in my own life during isolation due to coronavirus in June 2020. This was a highly emotional day as I watched the George Floyd funeral and then had to teach improv "comedy" on zoom with a brave face. I take comfort in my special pal, Oliver. Thank you for watching.