Wednesday 8 December 2021


Directed by Denise Moreno

with Maya Zupano, Helen Bang, Stephen Billington, Lyud Hristov


Mia is a would-be director, trying to navigate her personal and professional life in London. At the typically post-uni age of 27, her vanity of youthful ignorance begins to be viewed more as delayed adulthood than blissful rebellion. Everyone around seems to be moving on with their lives and becoming serious. The expectations of responsible career development and settling down are beginning to creep up, but Mia has never felt less grounded…


Director: Denise Moreno
Writer: Maya Zupano
Producer: Beautiful Strangers
Director of Photography: Jan Vrhovnik
Editing: Monika Radwanska
Sound Design: Will Morton
Cast: Maya Zupano, Helen Bang, Stephen Billington, Lyud Hristov

Additional info

Country:  United Kingdom
Year: 2021
Language: English
Length: 9 minutes

Wednesday 8 December 2021
Everyman Broadgate
1 Finsbury Ave
London EC2M 2PF
This film will precede feature film: Hope (130 mins)
More information here

About the Director

Denise Moreno is a Spanish-American writer and director. She has written and directed a number of award-winning short films, music videos, comedy tv pilots, and commercial work. In May 2020, Denise Moreno was selected by HBO in the top twenty-five emerging directors for the semi-final round of the 2020 HBOAccess Directing Fellowship. Her comedy short film, “Sisters” won best film,  best actress, and best script at Premios Latino 2018. She is known for her playful style and quirky films, and for her ability to get strong performances from both actors and non-actors alike. One of her ambitions is to continue fighting for equality in the film industry, and she often works with a  largely female-led crew.