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Flower is the story of Lola, a young teenage girl who is struggling with relationships and the recent discovery that she is pregnant.
Flower is the story of Lola, a young teenage girl who is struggling with relationships and the recent discovery that she is pregnant.
83 backers pledged $4,833 to help bring this project to life.

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UPDATE: We've reached our goal! But there's still more that we can do. By raising another $1000, we'll be able to:

  • Rent professional quality lenses for our camera
  • Hire a professional sound designer and mixer
  • Hire a professional makeup artist
  • so much more...

Any extra funds will go straight onto the screen. Join the team and help us make this an incredible short film!

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SYNOPSIS

In the short film, Flower, Lola is a seventeen-year old girl struggling with broken relationships. When she discovers she is pregnant, everything she hoped would give her meaning is put in jeopardy.

Flower is a project that Micah Rose Emerson and Jesse Koepke have been collaborating on since 2008. A lot of films have been made about pregnancy and abortion but Micah Rose and Jesse felt that those films only dealt with the surface issues and not the deeper questions. Flower is about those questions, and after working on the script for literally years, the film is finally ready to be made.

The cast and crew is assembled. All that's needed is you.

To get a look behind the scenes, like our Facebook page or visit us on Tumblr.

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FILMMAKERS

Micah Rose Emerson - Co-Writer/Director

A Kansas City native, Micah Rose has been involved with theater and writing for years. She's written and directed several plays, including the recent production of The Dream of a King. Flower is her film directorial debut.

Jesse Koepke - Co-Writer/Director

Jesse grew up writing and later graduated from the University of Montana with degrees in Creative Writing and Digital Filmmaking. He's been an writer, editor, and director for over ten years.

Ben Edwards - Director of Photography

Ben got his start in media over eight years ago at a production company in Virginia. He's a freelance cinematographer and camera operator based in Kansas City.

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