From director, creator and star Lisa Ebersole, 37 Problems
(an official selection of the Austin Film Festival), is a new series about fertility, growth, and finally getting your s**t together. The series also features Pej Vahdat
(Sneaky Pete, Shameless), Stephanie Sanditz
(Snuggle Bunny w/Zosia Mamet, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Joseph Reitman
(Townies on ABC, The Drew Carey Show), Catherine Carlen
(How To Get Away with Murder), James Morrison
(Six Feet Under, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), and many other notables
Amanda (Ebersole) is a struggling 37 year-old screenwriter who’s all about her career, finds out she has one egg left. Suddenly she has to get a guy to fertilize the egg, freeze the egg, or do nothing and live a different life than she imagined. (It’s a comedy, we promise.)
37 Problems is a series about fertility, ambivalence around motherhood, career, and what it’s like to be a single woman in a world where biology still has its clock on you when you desperately wish it didn’t. It’s also a series about what it takes to be happy. Viewers watch as Amanda looks for happiness in work, friends, love, relationships, and the idea of a baby. She’s searching for completion and the series challenges her to find it.
Amanda loses something valuable. September helps her find it.
Amanda visits a fertility doctor for the first time.
Amanda dreams of her dead Dad and revisits the past.
Amanda has her eggs counted.
Amanda and September attend a baby shower.
Amanda babysits a kid who pushes all her buttons.
Amanda plans to freeze her eggs.
Amanda contemplates life-changing news.
37 Problems was an Official Selection at the 2015 Austin Film Festival, won an Honorable Mention at the Brooklyn Web Fest 2016 in the Emerging Voices category, and was also an Official Selection at the 2016 Hollyweb Festival.
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