SKINDirected by Audrey Rosenberg
Cast: Anthony Candell, Jeanae Melisa, Trinity Kieran, Jacob Nichols, Malcolm Xavier, Daniel Rashid, Summer Phoenix, Rhys Fehrenbacher
A queer teenager struggling with the onset of puberty discovers a living cave that presents them with a new skin and a chance to explore their identity.
Audrey Rosenberg is a writer and director based in Los Angeles and a graduate of USC’s film school. Her work focuses on queer- and female-driven narratives, blending extreme genre elements with strong thematic cores of coming-of-age stories. She works as a writer’s assistant by day, while pursuing her own work in her free time. Rosenberg’s roots are in production design and world-building, which allow her to push visual boundaries in her work. In her free time, Rosenberg attends life-drawing classes around LA and is an avid watcher of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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