Le Rock et le Roll
Reaben, who worked for a while as a model in New York, rediscovered the movie footage recently and put together the 17-minute film. The Houston Chronicle provided the money quote, from reviewer Louis B. Parks: “This short has more genuine energy that a dozen Hollywood teen movies.”
Raising the money for Cannes wasn’t easy, but Reaben came up with a couple of grand and scored a hotel room.
Now she’ll simply have to send out invites to Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese, who will both be in town to premiere the new Rolling Stones documentary.
“Think I’d prefer Scorsese over Jagger!” she says, ever the budding filmmaker. – Richard Connelly