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.

2013 PBS television: included in 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, official selection 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 Director Milena Pastreich Story by Milena Pastreich and Ana Lily Amirpour Screenplay by Ana Lily Amirpour Producers Soraya Selene, Sina Sayyah, and Milena Pastreich Executive Producers Paul Leu and Maurice Kanbar Director of Photography Dagmar Weaver-Madsen Editor Alex O'Flinn Production Designer Brian Nevins Costume Designer Garrett Bradley Casting Director Brad Gilmore