Class of 2021, Nominated for Excellence in Cinematography
Ballad of a Breakup
by Lauren Loesberg, Northwestern University
An experimental short reflecting on past breakups in friendships.
MSFF 2021 Screening Times
Ballad of a Breakup is screening at MSFF, happening December 28-29, 2021. Our Festival livestream is free, and open to the public. You can watch the film on December 28th, 2021, at 11:10am EST.
Prefer to watch it on your own time? With MSFFOnDemand.com, our experimental VOD option this year, you can watch all of this year's film slate up to seven days after the Festival ends. Purchase required.
About The Film
About The Filmmaker
Lauren Loesberg is a writer and director who’s work focuses on the complexities of the female experience in nature and society.
She's a recent graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Radio/TV/Film as well as a minors in Dance, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Acting for the Screen.
Her recent short films include “Ballad of a Breakup,” which was selected as a semi-finalist for the Student Academy Awards in 2020.
She previously held internships at Michael de Luca Productions, MXN Entertainment, Music Box Films, and Transfax Film Productions, in addition to working as an AD and PA on independent projects, including 2020 Academy Award Winner “The Neighbor’s Window.”.
-Lauren Loesberg, Director: Those Who Move Mountains, Feet, Janek to the River, Writer: Those Who Move Mountains, Feet, Janek to the River, Key Cast “Herself”: Those Who Move Mountains, Feet, Janek to the River -Lauren Loesberg, Editor: Those Who Move Mountains, Feet, Janek to the River