I Feel Stupid
short film

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; Featured on Short of the Week; UCLA Spotlight Award Winner, Honorable Mention from NoBudge, nominated for Independent Vision Awards: Short Subject Narrative and The Jack Nance Breakthrough Performance Award, nominated for a Artios Award by Casting Society of America; Braunschweig International Film Festival, Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Visionfest, London Independent Film Festival, Athens International Film + Video Festival, Filmfestival of the Filmacademy Vienna, 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