Life in the Slow Lane
2021
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Synopsis:
Lois is 83. Gettin’ old sucks, but she’s rolling with it. When age slows her down, what does she do in her spare time? She bowls. Satisfying Lois’ competitive spirit, bowling keeps her active and out of social isolation many older Montanans are facing at a rapid rate.
Filmmakers:
Kelly Bouma
Director, Co-Producer
Kelly Bouma is a director and producer of film, theater, and dance based in Missoula, MT. Other credits include FOGHORN TRILOGY, a narrative short film currently in festivals. Kelly also works as a program coordinator at the Missoula Senior Center, where she met Lois, the subject of LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE.
Mike Steinberg
Cinematographer, Co-Producer
Mike Steinberg has 30 years of experience in filmmaking as a producer, writer-director, cinematographer, and editor. He has worked with numerous film festivals as a programmer and consultant. His own films have earned placement in national film festivals including AFI/Discoveryʼs Silverdocs (now AFIDOCS), The Independent Film Festival, Hardacre Film Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Big Muddy Film Festival, and St Louis International. His most recent films include LESTER LEAPS IN and THE FOGHORN TRILOGY now playing film festivals. Steinberg lives in Missoula, MT where he is the Executive Director of The Roxy Theater, a non-profit community cinema.