I Feel Stupid, 2012
short film
15 minutes

A short film about Lein, an inexperienced 15 year-old, who is confronted with a sexually charged reality when Amber steps into the picture.

airs on PBS Television series Film School Shorts; UCLA 2012 Spotlight Award Winner, nominated for 2013 Independent Vision Awards: Short Subject Narrative and The Jack Nance Breakthrough Performance Award, nominated for a 2012 Artios Award by Casting Society of America; 2013 Braunschweig International Film Festival, 2013 Hamburg International Short Film Festival, 2013 Visionfest, 2013 London Independent Film Festival, 2013 Athens International Film + Video Festival, 2013 Filmfestival of the Filmacademy Vienna, 2012 Carmel Art and Film Festival

with Sophia Rose Vail, Samantha Mccullough, Samuel Wyatt, and Mandell Butler; directed by Milena Pastreich; story by Milena Pastreich and Ana Lily Amirpour; screenplay by Ana Lily Amirpour; produced by Soraya Selene, Sina Sayyah, and Milena Pastreich; executive producers Paul Leu and Maurice Kanbar; cinematography by Dagmar Weaver-Madsen; edited by Alex O'Flinn; production design by Brian Nevins; costume design by Garrett Bradley; casting director Brad Gilmore