American Dreams / International premiere


  • Ryan Piers Williams /
  • USA /
  • 2014 /
  • 83 mins

America Ferrera, Ryan Piers Williams, Melonie Diaz, Jon Paul Phillips, Amber Tamblyn, Dree Hemingway, David Harbour, Common / Fiction / English

Twists and turns on the road to love.

Relationships are very rarely straightforward. In this intimate and insightful character study of a group of friends in New York City, writer-director and lead actor Ryan Piers Williams (The Dry Land, Best International Feature Award Winner at EIFF 2010) lays bare the intricacies and emotional twists and turns they encounter on the search for companionship. Each character has his or her own level of inner turmoil, all expertly portrayed by an impressive cast who collectively deliver a compelling, perceptive and honest observation of how far we're all prepared to go to find love. [15]

We are very please to announce that Ryan Piers Williams and America Ferrera will be taking part in a FREE ‘Meet the Filmmakers’ talk in our EIFF Festival Hub on Festival Square. Come and hear the pair talk about their careers so far, X/Y and what it is like to make movies with your spouse!
This special event will take place at 16:45 on Friday 20 June. Subject to availability, first come, first served.
For full details of EIFF’s Festival Hub visit

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