Pines of Rome

A world-famous conductor finds himself exiled to a small town, where he butts heads with the female conductor of a local volunteer symphony. He gains humility, perspective, and friendship as he re-discovers his passion for music and rights a wrong from his past.

  • Terry Menefee Gau
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  • South Carolina Underground Film Festival
    Charleston, SC
    October 10, 2017
  • Sunlight International Film Festival
    Berlin, Germany
    October 24, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Oregon International Film Festival
    November 1, 2017
    Silver Award
  • Atlanta Comedy Film Festival
    Atlanta, GA
    November 13, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Nevada International Film Festival
    Las Vegas, NV
    November 14, 2017
    Official Selection
  • California Film Award
    San Diego, CA
    January 5, 2018
    Diamond Award
  • Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
    Nashville, TN
    March 26, 2018
  • Virginia Film Festival
    Charlottesville, VA
    May 19, 2017
Writer Biography - Terry Menefee Gau

Terry Menefee Gau is an accomplished actor & writer. She has a varied theatre and film resume, spanning over twenty-five years as an actor, producer, writer, and director. Terry is a proud member of the Virginia Screenwriters’ Forum and has several awards-winning scripts under her belt. She received her M.Div. and MACE from Union Presbyterian Seminary, focusing in Narrative and Film Theology; and she has a B.S. in Mathematics from James Madison University. Math and art - logic and creativity - it all makes sense to her.

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