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Events, News, News & Events / Posted on: May 21, 2024

Jennifer Reeder Presents Perpetrator

Quick Summary: Jennifer Reeder returns to present her film Perpetrator starring Alicia Silverstone.



In partnership with Gateway Film Center and Femme Fatalities Film Series, an amazing selection of horror feature and short films made by women, curated by filmmakers Jenn Wexler and Hope Madden

Date and time

Wednesday, June 5, 8:00pm


Gateway Film Center
1551 N High St
Columbus, OH 43201


About This Event

World Premiere, 2023 Berlin Film Festival

Jonny Baptiste is a reckless teen sent to live with her estranged Aunt Hildie. On her 18th birthday, she experiences a radical metamorphosis: a family spell that redefines her called Forevering. When several teen girls go missing at her new school, a mythically feral Jonny goes after the Perpetrator.


About the filmmaker:

Jennifer Reeder is a Columbus-born artist, filmmaker, and screenwriter whose innovative short and feature films focus on stories about relationships, trauma and coping. She is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and The Ohio State University. She was the recipient of two Artist Residency Awards at OSU’s Wexner Center, which enabled her to direct her first feature-length narrative, Accidents at Home and How They Happen (2008), and her acclaimed feature Knives and Skin (2019). Her other feature films include Signature Move (2017)Night’s End (2022), and the segment “Holy Hell” in the 2021 anthology V/H/S/94. Her films have competed at numerous films festivals around the world, including Sundance, Berlin, Tribeca, Rotterdam, and SXSW. In 2020, director Bong Joon-ho named Reeder one of “20 directors who are pivotal to the future of cinema” in Sight and Sound magazine. Perpetrator (2023) is her most recent feature film.


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