Directed by Mei Makino

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. 


GALVESTON, TX – MARCH 11: Writer/Director Mei Makino of the film ‘Inbetween Girl’ poses for a portrait on March 11, 2021 in Galveston, TX. Image is a screen grab from a virtual photo shoot. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Contour by Getty Images)

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)