The Girl Who Left Home
Friday, Oct. 22, 7:30PM EST
[Available to view on-demand from premiere time until Sunday, October 24, 2021, 10:00PM ET]
Directed by Mallorie Ortega
Narrative | Musical | 100 mins | USA | English | New England Premiere
Followed by Q&A with Director Adrian Ellis Alarilla (Wherever We May Be), Producer Angelo Santos (The Girl Who Left Home), and Director Patricio Ginelsa (Lumpia with a Vengeance). Moderated by Trish Fontanilla.
After finally landing her breakthrough role in Los Angeles, Christine (Haven Everly) receives news that her father suddenly passed away. She immediately makes her way home to Maryland to face the bitter past she left behind.
After becoming close to her family and friends once more, Christine must choose to either stay home and keep the family business alive, or go back to LA to continue her own dream.
[Film Available in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT until Sunday, October 24, 2021, 10:00PM ET]
Director's Bio - Mallorie Ortega
Mallorie Ortega is a writer, director, and producer best known for musical feature film "The Girl Who Left Home". She independently produced her film after gaining the courage from her mentors in the Television Academy Foundation Directing Program in 2016. She shadowed directors from "Jimmy Kimmel Live", "NCIS", "Grey’s Anatomy", and "Hairspray Live". Mallorie was a finalist of the Disney | ABC Directing Fellowship of 2018, and is slated to direct a feature film for Viola Davis’ production company, JuVee Productions. She was in the Spring 2020 cohort of the THEatre ACCELERATOR, developing "The Girl Who Left Home" as a staged musical under the mentorship of the Tony Award winning Broadway Producers responsible for" An American in Paris" and "Memphis".