Filmmaker Sam Mirpoorian created a short documentary about the resilience of the human spirit. The film is called “Sonnie” and it’s about Deon “Sonnie” Casey. He’s a single father trying to provide a better life for his son. The documentary follows him as he finds strength and solace hoping that things will soon get better.
Gina Garcia believes that when it comes to trauma, no story should go untold and that’s why she wrote and directed “Untold: This is My Story.” The film recounts her harrowing experience and its effects on her as seen by family and friends. It’s ultimately a story of human resilience. “Untold: This is My Story” […]
Melanie Notinger wrote and directed the short film “Dress Code” as a way to understand gender identity. The result is a poetic look on representation and finding your truth. I spoke with Notinger about the making of her film on NBC Palm Springs’ The Morning Show. “Dress Code” premieres Sunday, September 19th at 12:15 pm […]
Gustavo Milan created this haunting short while a student at NYU Tisch Graduate Film Program. It tells the story of a Venezuelan woman emigrating to Brazil and meets a struggling couple with a baby girl. “Seiva Bruta (Under the Heavens)” is in competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes and Best Student International Short […]
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