Before her critically acclaimed new HBO series Girls (premiering this weekend), before her breakthrough feature Tiny Furniture, writer-director-actor Lena Dunham had already made a name for herself posting short films on YouTube. Check out one of them, 2006’s Pressure, here. It’s just four minutes long, but in this distinctly Dunham-esque, firmly female-centric bit of confessional comedy, it’s clear that, though she was only nineteen, she had already found her voice.
A Sound for Love and Loss: Bo Harwood on A Woman Under the Influence
With just piano and guitar, longtime Cassavetes collaborator Bo Harwood created a score that highlights the melancholy in the director’s acclaimed domestic drama.