From the Episode: Responsible Parties

Disaster Preparedness

| March 10, 2015

UCLA / 2014 / 15 minutes / English / Color

“Let’s toast to … surviving the storm.”

A hurricane is heading for Becca and Rose’s Manhattan apartment. Becca spent her day reading about disaster preparedness, fretting over flashlights and buying emergency provisions. Rose prepared for the superstorm by stocking up on wine and getting a tattoo. Becca accepts and expects Rose’s free spirited ways, but when she learns that Rose has been accepted to grad school in California, she realizes that there could be a different kind of disaster on the horizon.

Written and directed by Melissa Finell. Principal cast: Amy Vorpahl and Breeda Wool.

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