Ry Russo Young, writer, director, "Nobody Walks," "You Won’t Miss Me"
Ry Russo-Young was profiled on the cover of The New York Times Magazine in the article “Growing Up With Mom and Mom.” After graduating from Oberlin College in 2003, Russo-Young’s first short film, Marion, screened at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival and garnered the Jury Award for Best Experimental Film at the 2006 SXSW Film Festival. Russo-Young’s first feature film, Orphans, premiered at the 2007 SXSW Film Festival where it received a Special Jury Prize. Her second feature, You Won’t Miss Me, premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, received a Gotham Award and was released theatrically. Her third feature, Nobody Walks premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival where it won a Special Jury Prize. The film will be released theatrically by Magnolia Pictures this year.