The Maine Film Association Presents
and Q&A with Screenwriter Jana Savage
General Admission – Seated
FREE Screening – You must RSVP in advance for this event!
This film is rated R
There will be networking for Media-Makers at the venue from 6pm – 7:00pm. A Q&A with Screenwriter Jana Savage directly following the screening.
Wildflower is a 2022 American coming of age comedy-drama film directed by Matt Smukler and written by Jana Savage, from a story by Smukler and Savage. It stars Kiernan Shipka, Dash Mihok, Charlie Plummer, Jean Smart, Alexandra Daddario, Reid Scott, Erika Alexander, Samantha Hyde, Brad Garrett, and Jacki Weaver.
The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2022 and was released on March 17, 2023.
The film centers on Bea, the daughter of two intellectually disabled parents Sharon and Derek. Bea is left comatose during her senior year in high school and the film explores aspects of her life, including a romantic relationship with fellow student Ethan, through flashbacks.
Screenwriter Jana Savage is a Bangor native and a graduate of Bangor High School