J.J. Abrams

Susan Bay Nimoy's 'Eve' is one of several Sundance films to focus on 'women of age'

Susan Bay Nimoy's 'Eve' is one of several Sundance films to focus on 'women of age'

"It's a once in a lifetime thing," says Susan Bay Nimoy, matter-of-fact and convincing. "It came together as if it was meant to be."

Nimoy is sitting in the Bel-Air home she shared for decades with husband Leonard Nimoy talking about "Eve," an honest and quietly affecting short film she wrote, directed and, quite unexpectedly, also starred in that will debut at the Sundance Film Festival.

Nimoy's not talking about getting "Eve" into Sundance, where the odds of being one of the 69 shorts accepted this year out of 8,740 submitted are so long that she just laughs and hits her forehead in mock astonishment when she's asked about...

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