Grab a seat, sit back, and get ready for the unpredictable. This is one of the Nantucket Film Festival's most beloved programs, Late Night Storytelling, an evening of five minute-long, curated stories told by Islanders and guests of the Festival. The 2016 event took place on June 24 at the 'Sconset Casino.
Past storytellers have included the only local gynecologist, a sanitation worker, an extra on a movie set, and tourists from Paris, as well as headliners such as Jim Carrey, Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Mos Def, Sarah Silverman, Mike Birbiglia, Lili Taylor, Rosie Perez, and Alan Cumming.
2016 PHOTO GALLERY
THEME: The Green-Eyed Monster
Stories of Jealousy, Envy, and Desire
Hosted by OPHIRA EISENBERG
Ophira Eisenberg is a comedian and writer and the host of NPR’s hit trivia comedy show Ask Me Another, where she has interviewed and played silly games with the likes of Peter Sarsgaard, George Takei, Patrick Stewart, Ethan Hawke, David Cross, Ruth Westheimer, Lewis Black, and Hannibal Buress. She has appeared on HBO’s Girls, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Today, and many other television shows. Eisenberg’s debut memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, was optioned for a feature film by Zucker Productions. She has appeared as a panelist on Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me and is also a regular host and storyteller with The Moth. She recently released her second comedy album, BANGS!