The Soviet Union of Iowa places at AFF 2022!
Dr. Marianna Staroselsky's darkly comedic teleplay, the Soviet Union of Iowa, placed as a Second Rounder at the Austin Film Festival! Series Logline: A Russian Jewish family emigrates from the Soviet Union in the early '90's to the holy land that is no other than Iowa. The protagonist is a little girl with a talking American fashionista doll who helps her navigate the strange world that is the Midwestern United States in the 90's. https://austinfilmfestival.com/blog/competitions/austin-film-festival-announces-2022-script-competitions-semifinalists-second-rounders/