Browsing: Desiree Akhavan
A 12-year-old Montana girl is sent to live with her ultra-conservative aunt after her parents die in a crash. She develops a relationship with her best friend, who happens to be the prom queen, and is sent to a “de-gaying” camp that offers conversion therapy.
The 2015 Gotham Awards, celebrating the year’s best in independent film, were held in New York on Monday. Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight was the night’s big winner, receiving Best Feature, Best Screenplay and a special jury award for Ensemble Cast Performance. See the full list of winners and nominees here.
A young Iranian-American woman struggles to balance her family’s expectations, her hip Brooklynite culture, and her sexuality.