Dear Lemon Lima: An Interview With Suzi Yoonessi

Writer/director Suzi Yoonessi discusses her film Dear Lemon Lima, with Film Independent


The story of an awkward teenager trying to win back her true love, Dear Lemon Lima, is the heart-warming debut feature by writer/director Suzi Yoonessi. Developed in Film Independent's Screenwriters, Directors, and Producers Labs, Dear Lemon Lima, has come a long way since it's inception in the pages of Yoonessi's own childhood diary.  The film made it's world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival where it took home the Audience Award for Outstanding Performance.  It has since gone on to win awards at numerous other festivals both national and international.

 By Josh Welsh



First off, congratulations on your theatrical release.  The film comes out on March 4, both theatrically and VOD, what cities will you be in?

Thanks. It will be released in La starting March 4th and in NY one week later - March 11th.
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