Poser (2022)

Sun, Jun 5
  • Sun, Jun 5

Sun, Jun 5 @ 3:20 pm: Cast and crew in attendance.

Director: Noah Dixon, Ori Segev Run Time: 87 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Amber Falter, Angela Jernigan, Aujolie Baker, Bobbi Kitten, Sylvie Mix

Country: United States
Language: English


Ohio Theatrical Premiere. All premiere week screenings include the option to secure a concert ticket to A&R Bar on Friday, June 10 for “Poserfest,” featuring 10 local Columbus artists performing on multiple stages the week before the film hits theaters in New York and Los Angeles.


“Spiky, funny, feverish, and more than a little nail-biting… an auspicious debut”

—Kate Erbland for IndieWire

About the film:

Premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Wallflower Lennon Gates (Sylvie Mix) yearns for access to the inner sanctum of the underground music scene in Columbus, Ohio. When she creates a podcast to interview the local artists she adores, Lennon discovers her own musical ambitions, develops a fast friendship with the striking, confident performer Bobbi Kitten, and in the process creates an identity not wholly her own. Soon, Lennon’s aspirations, with some constructive coaxing from Bobbi to find her voice, lead her down a path of dark obsession.

About the filmmakers:

Graduates of Denison University, Ori Segev and Noah Dixon are award-winning directors who create and helm music videos, shorts, and documentaries. As Creative Directors of the Columbus-based film production house Loose Films, they aim to subvert the boundaries of filmmaking and affect radical change within the art. 

From a screenplay penned by Dixon, their gripping feature-length directorial debut Poser features real musicians from the indie music scene in Columbus, including Bobbi Kitten of the band Damn the Witch Siren playing a fictionalized version of herself in her first onscreen role alongside a vibrant Sylvie Mix as Lennon.

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