Cast: Emily Garrett, Emma Galbraith, Liz Waters, William Magnuson
In filmmaker Mei Makino’s new feature film, INBETWEEN GIRL she tells a charming and emotional coming of age story. When she’s blindsided by her parents’ sudden divorce, teen artist Angie Chen turns to secret hook-ups with Liam, the heartthrob of her private school. Angie’s set on a journey of sexual awakenings, racial insecurities, and artistic expression as she comes to discover what she wants—and who she wants to be.
THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AND INCLUDES Q&A.
About the filmmaker: For three years, Mei Makino taught filmmaking to youth in the Austin area which inspired her to tell honest stories about kids and teens. She’s written and directed short films that have played at The Dallas VideoFest, PBS, and ESPN’s Longhorn Network, and is an AFS grant recipient. Makino is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Radio-TV and Film.
Co-Presenter: Hapa Mag (Mixed Asian Media)