‘The Dark’ Director Justin P. Lange And Actress Nadia Alexander Discuss How Abuse And The #MeToo Movement Connect To The Haunting Story

The Dark, the first feature film from director-writer Justin P. Lange, made its Tribeca Film Festival debut this April. In the film, Nadia Alexander, best known for her roles in The Sinner and Seven Seconds, plays Mina, an undead girl haunting and killing in the woods of her childhood home. While in the woods, she comes across Alex, played by Toby Nichols, a blind guy … Continue reading ‘The Dark’ Director Justin P. Lange And Actress Nadia Alexander Discuss How Abuse And The #MeToo Movement Connect To The Haunting Story

Chloë Grace Moretz Tackles The Shocking Realities Of Gay Conversion Therapy In Coming-Of-Age Drama ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’

In The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Chloë Grace Moretz tackles the challenging role of Cameron Post, a girl forced into gay conversion therapy. The film is adapted from the coming-of-age novel of the same name by Emily M. Danforth. Following a break to help her refresh her and figure out the next steps in her career partnered with a passion for LGBTQ+ activism, Moretz was … Continue reading Chloë Grace Moretz Tackles The Shocking Realities Of Gay Conversion Therapy In Coming-Of-Age Drama ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’

Naomi Ko Introduces Audiences To A Korean American Coming-Of-Age Story Set In the Midwest In New TV Series ‘Nice’

Creator, writer, and actress Naomi Ko brought her passion project Nice to life at Tribeca Film Festival this year. The television series is a half hour dramedy about Teddy Park, a young Korean American woman from Minnesota who finds out she has breast cancer…again. Throughout the show, she deals with the consequences of keeping it a secret from her friends and family. For Ko, the … Continue reading Naomi Ko Introduces Audiences To A Korean American Coming-Of-Age Story Set In the Midwest In New TV Series ‘Nice’

Kerry Butler Almost Missed Her Chance To Join ‘Mean Girls’ On Broadway

Kerry Butler is having an incredible year. She starred in two films premiering at Tribeca Film Festival — The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Mapplethorpe — and is currently in Mean Girls on Broadway! “I’ve mostly done theatre and so this year I have two films at Tribeca and I’m starring on Broadway — it’s like what is happening?! As an actor sometimes you’re like, … Continue reading Kerry Butler Almost Missed Her Chance To Join ‘Mean Girls’ On Broadway

Actors Raúl Castillo and Sheila Vand Discuss The Complicated Family Love In ‘We The Animals’

Adapted from the novel by Justin Torres, We The Animals is a coming-of-age story about a family full of love and dysfunction. “In the summer of 2016, a group of filmmakers went up to Utica, New York to adapt the story to film. Jeremiah Zagar is our director. He is a documentarian who’s making his first narrative film with We The Animals,” actor Raúl Castillo … Continue reading Actors Raúl Castillo and Sheila Vand Discuss The Complicated Family Love In ‘We The Animals’

Director-Writer Jamie Jones Offers A Fearless And Unflinching Look Into London Life In ‘Obey’

Obey is the directorial feature debut of award-winning director and writer Jamie Jones. Starring newcomer Marcus Rutherford in his first film role, the story follows Leon who is stuck in a difficult situation trying to take care of his alcoholic mother, adjusting to adult life after being in and out of foster care, and dealing with a lack of education and financial stability. As riots … Continue reading Director-Writer Jamie Jones Offers A Fearless And Unflinching Look Into London Life In ‘Obey’

‘Jellyfish’ Director James Gardner Talks Casting Remarkable New Talent Liv Hill

Director-writer James Gardner made his feature directorial debut with Jellyfish at Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows a troubled teen named Sarah Taylor, played by newcomer Liv Hill, as she finds her voice through stand up comedy. “Jellyfish centers around a girl who is a young carer and she’s got a lot of volatile energies as a result of the built up angst inside her … Continue reading ‘Jellyfish’ Director James Gardner Talks Casting Remarkable New Talent Liv Hill