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Known for presenting her work at Joe's Pub, Flo Ankah appears in indie films opposite Jonathan Pryce, Helen Hunt and Jason Schwartzman. Her global accent led her to being the voice of luxury brand commercials and film ADR for prominent directors. Starring as the chanteuse in 'Loving the Silent Tears' at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium, she is "Elegant and edgy in her personality and has regal, glamorous looks like some old Hollywood beauty."
Name: Flo Ankah
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: Simple Production
Occupation: Actor, Singer, Director and Dancer
Unique traits: French actress
My Old Lady
Film by Israel Horovitz (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress Mathias, a penniless fifty-odd-year-old New Yorker, lands in Paris. Both cynical and at the end of his tether, he looks forward to selling the mansion house his late father owned in the Marais district. But what he finds out there just appalls him: his secretive dad had never told him he had acquired the property as a life lease, a typically French custom he never heard of. As a consequence, not only will poor Mathias be unable to sell the house into cash (at least as long as Mathilde stays alive) but he will have to pay the old lady a pension into the bargain...! Written by Guy Bellinger
Listen Up Philip
Film by Alex Ross Perry (Comedy and Drama) Actress Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to promoting the novel. When Philip's idol Ike Zimmerman offers his isolated summer home as a refuge, he finally gets the peace and quiet to focus on his favorite subject: himself. Written by Production
Magic in the Moonlight
Film by Woody Allen (Comedy and Romance) Sound department Stanley is a magician who has dedicated his life to revealing fraudulent spiritualists. He plans to quickly uncover the truth behind celebrated spiritualist Sophie and her scheming mother. However, the more time he spends with her, he starts thinking that she might actually be able to communicate with the other world, but even worse, he might be falling in love with her. Written by Anne Campbell
Film (short) by Matt Glasson (Comedy) Actress An aging sleazy film producer is holding auditions on his 'casting couch'. He gets a surprise visit from a French actress he dumped years earlier.
One Life to Live
Television by Agnes Nixon (Drama) Actress One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview, PA. Concentrating on the wealthy Lord family, and the middle-class Woleks and Rileys, the show was one of the first daytime dramas to depict people from all sorts of backgrounds. The show was the first to depict an interracial relationship, and among the first to explore drug addiction. It has also depicted dissociative identity disorder, cultism, out-of-body experiences, international espionage, time travel, and even underground cities! Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Elena Shpak (Comedy and Family) Actress Desperate to look fabulous for an important event, Carol convinces Maddie to give her a last-minute haircut. However, Maddie has a secret, that if revealed, might have been enough to persuade Carol to look elsewhere for the perfect haircut.
A Debt in the Life
Film (short) by Lee Barton (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress Francine and Roger, each having their own dramas with debt, meet on a blind date and find joyful connection in the sea of troubles.
The Right Way to Ditch Your Child
Film (short) by Brian Barney (Comedy) Actress Sometimes parents need a break from raising rebellious teenagers. What happens when a challenged mother decides she needs a permanent break?
Film (short) by Flo Ankah (Adventure) Producer, Director, Camera and Electrical Department, Editor, Self Waterfront Access? is an experimental film that connects a group of people from the City to the Brooklyn shore. As the dance evolves through various landscapes, life and colors arise, unveiling a message at each location: Just - One - Person - Can - Create - Peace - And - Change - The - World. There are very few areas left in New York City where the general public has access to the waterfront; we would like this to change. Written by Anonymous
The Limits of Control
Film by Jim Jarmusch (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Sound department A solitary man who does not speak Spanish is an underground courier. Two men who are both thuggish and philosophical send him to Madrid with cryptic instructions. Over the course of a few days, he receives his instructions from a series of distinctive individuals who provide words of philosophy or of warning and also give him a matchbox with a tiny piece of paper, which he reads then eats, accompanied by espresso served in two cups. He is quiet, self-contained, focused on his work. He has rules. He encounters and at times transmits a violin, diamonds, a guitar, and a map. Is he a smuggler? Merely an independent conduit? Or, something else? Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
What Just Happened
Film by Barry Levinson (Comedy and Drama) Actress, Sound department A week in the life of Ben, a powerful Hollywood producer, as he juggles negotiations with a studio head so that his newest picture can open at Cannes in two weeks, with a high-strung director who must make edits to the film, with an actor and his agent because the star has arrived on the set of a new picture with a full beard, and with his most recent ex-wife, Kelly, whom he discovers may have a lover. He also notices that his 17-year old daughter, from another marriage, has probably been crying. What's up? Can Ben keep it all together, get the green light from the studio to go to Cannes, move his new picture past the beard crisis, and maybe return to Kelly's good graces? Written by <email@example.com>
Film (short) by Flo Ankah Producer, Director, Camera and Electrical Department, Editor, Self ONE WAY is an experimental film about a "performance happening" in SoHo on June 22, 2008. Choreographer Floanne Ankah conceived an event with Joe Zolkowski, whose set design utilized a multitude of street signs and the "peace" symbol. Eight performers revolve in a clockwise motion and improvise on the corners of Prince and Crosby Streets, accompanied by spontaneous live music on guitar and drums. This ten minutes film is a colorful and artistic documentary of the event and highlights the human quality of the performance, with a "green" speech for environment by Piotr Mirowski. Written by Anonymous
Then She Found Me
Film by Helen Hunt (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress 39-year-old April Epner's childish husband and school teacher colleague Benjamin/Ben leaves her, but with her biological clock ticking ever more loudly. Her dying bossy adoptive mother is very vocal about her disappointment, while her natural son Freddy, a doctor, is most understanding. Shy but fascinating British author Frank meets April, his doted son Jimmy Ray's teacher, which soon leads to a full-flung affair. At the same time April's birth mother Bernice Graves locates her and begins attempting to establish a relationship. On top of all these balls in the air, April discovers she's finally expecting Ben's baby. Written by KGF Vissers
TV Movie by Reginald Hudlin (Drama) Actress A family drama set inside the hip-hop business.
One Day Like Another
Film (short) by Camille de Galbert (Comedy) Actress A singer in New York City is trying to go through her day despite a series of unfortunate events.
Television by Peter Tolan (Drama and Comedy) Actress Recently divorced fireman Tommy Gavin, is coping with the fear of his job and the unease he feels watching his ex-wife as she starts to date other men. To better keep tabs on his ex and stay close to their three kids, he moves across the street from them. Written by Ramble000
Television (Comedy, Drama and Talk-Show) Actress Day by day, Maury and his producers invite guests to the show. The audience participates and put questions to the guests. This talk-show is different from many of its peers by handling topics that are more sensitive and "private." Written by Ari Herzog <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Golden Reel Award, Tiburon International Festival – Best Dance Short Film
Big Apple Film Festival – Best Experimental Film
Upright Citizens' Brigade
Merce Cunningham Studio (New York, NY)